National Poetry Writing Month, Day #11

Today’s prompt is to write a poem ‘in which you closely describe an object or place, and then end with a much more abstract line that doesn't seemingly [sic] have anything to do with that object or place, but which, of course, really does.’ I approached this from a slightly different angle, describing parts of the [...]

The gardens (a poem)

First new poem after a five-day break from writing. The gardens wild with conversation in the shade of the old brick building Inside the shadows listen intently looking for signs in the bursts of laughter A light breeze brings them all together to make the afternoon complete (12 August 2015—posted August 13)

The unspoken part of a conversation about not wanting to be alone (a poem)

Presented without comment (for once)… Speak to me in hushed tones as long as you’re here I’ll never be alone If I could hide with you your warmth would heal me and my dreams might come true Together in this place we have a second chance From ashes we will rise and here before our [...]