Short poem on the length of poetry
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A poem: Never no more
It was just one slap. Didn’t even hurt that much. Shuddered your walls though. It was just the one slap As if to correct an unruly child. (taking candy without asking!) One of those e-d-u-c-a-t-i-o-n-a-l ones. with the certainty of more. (If you persist, that is.) But you are no kid no more. And you don’t take no shite. Not…
I imagined a tree. When it was young it grew rapidly into a tall tree with a wide trunk, thick bark and so many luscious dark-green leaves that our whole family could sit in its shade when the sun was at it’s most merciless during the heat of the summers day. I imagined the tree.…
In the center of our room. A screen adorns the wall. I press the button. and the black flashes multi-colored faces, unknown to me. Some looked worried. Others in tears. No smiles there. A cavalcade of people, bring me despair. In the center of our room. A screen adorns the wall. I press the…