Category: Poem

Hair in the Eye 0

Clumps

My mother shrieks in the shower. I look up, see her holding a chunk of reddish-brown hair. She gets out, dries, dresses, and now it’s everywhere – in the drain, on her sweater, a...

poem about letting go 0

Hangnail

Poem   If my heart were a hand you would be the hangnail that, no matter what size or sharpness of tweezer I use to pry you from between the dry, exposed skin and...

struggle poem 0

Eyeblink

Poem   The fur around her neck stirs in a puff of chill wind Each hair covered in glistening drops of frost. Her eyes look up as the birds pass by overhead. Their silence...

poems about hope 0

Fake Smiles, Pint Of Beer

Poem   The day was hot, the night is long and wet but I don’t regret and I am not sad. Despite all the pretty faces and fancy clothes, emptiness is lurking, pages still...

Allegorical Poetry 0

Seesaw

Poem We are both on a seesaw and you are higher so you think you can see more. Look up at the stars now; beyond the darkness, beyond the park, beyond our town. Maybe this...

Poetry about struggle 0

Waterbed

Poem To the naked eye, it was a fine mattress. The woman, supine, seemed serene on the waves- gentle and small (it’s only a waterbed, after all.) But zoom in- you may notice her...