First of all, I thank all of you who shared poems yesterday on the topic of Domestic abuse. Important, visceral, chilling poems from around the world. I hope it helps those in need to know that other voices stand with them.
Try some free verse today, keeping it down to whatever size you think is appropriate for “micropoetry”. Share through the comments section or Mister Linky.
The New Normal
the same brittle consonants crunch
between the yellow teeth of dawn,
you tell me the sameness is comforting
like housebroken emotions,
over and over until you can
barely separate the pain from
the hum of the radio.
I eye the solitary cloud,
no, yesterday too it was
a nondescript blur.