Violet Winters

(September 13 / Baltimore, MD)

Writer's Block


I wanted to write
for you tonight
but I can't think of what to say.
The days are getting longer,
the nights are getting harder,
the distance is feeling farther
and we're not getting stronger.
In fact, I've no hopes
that one day,
you'll stay.
I don't miss you so much
as I did before;
I can't picture my sons with
your eyes anymore.
I don't hold my breath
when I see a white pick up
and peer through the glass
of the driver's side door
hoping to find
you there.

Submitted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Edited: Friday, August 01, 2014

Topic(s): love


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  • Khairul Ahsan (8/5/2014 12:32:00 PM)

    The poet is experiencing writer's block, still she has produced a very nice poem.
    I have a poem on similar subject, titled 'Poetic Stagnation'. (Report) Reply

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