In the Night (Day 5) And in the night there you come hands like brands and lips like embers. The Baby (Day 6) Little toes like pink snails. Little eyes onyx-dark. Little tummy soft as a sack of grain. Little tuft of hair a brown coil like darkened bronze. Little freckles skin like toastedContinue reading “#PINP17 Days 5 and 6”
Waterproof (Day 4) “We are not waterproof,” You declared Laughing On the beach Where the sea inhaled and exhaled The same sea that garlanded Your head in silver and foam Before you dipped beneath the waves and drowned.
This year I am participating in Post-It Note Poetry. The basic idea is to write a poem a day for the month of February. The poem must fit on a single post-it note — hence “post-it note poetry”, or #pinp. At risk of being redundant, I’m going to be posting my poems here so IContinue reading “Post-It Note Poetry, Days 1 – 3”