Thursday, May 22, 2008

the silence after poetry

is it 10 seconds or maybe 4

the time spent in the

aftermath, the time it

takes for a poem to

leave the room having

arrived with arms folded

a poem always leaves

unguarded, open-palmed,

the last sentiment a

bird fluttering indoors,

it looks for the nearest exit


At 2:59 PM, Blogger writerwoman said...

Really beautiful.

At 3:33 PM, Blogger Scot said...

nice--like this.

At 1:07 AM, Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

this is lovely,

At 7:52 AM, Blogger Melissa said...

lovely lovely.

At 11:09 AM, Anonymous lissa said...

i agree. lovely.

At 6:22 PM, Anonymous janetleigh said...

I love the images and sentiment of this poem. Very nice!

Poetmeister...on the road to Parnassus

At 6:37 AM, Blogger G.N.Saville said...

I loved this I looked outside at the sky a few minutes after I read it

At 4:07 PM, Blogger denielle said...

a bird fluttering indoors - well said!


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