Shannon Thompson

Rookie (March 3 / Germantown, Maryland)

Shannon Thompson Poems

1. Backwards 7/23/2007
2. Heat 7/23/2007
3. Rain Wind Trees (Three) 7/23/2007
4. Dust Before Light 7/23/2007
5. Alive In Sound 7/26/2007
6. Man In The Moon 7/27/2007
7. The World's Tallest Building 11/11/2007
8. Somewhere In Between 11/11/2007
9. Autumn Leaves 11/24/2007
10. It's No Wonder 1/14/2008
11. Heart And Head 2/20/2008
12. Important 2/20/2008
13. Battle Lines 2/20/2008
14. Generation Dial Tone 3/19/2008
15. Ask Think Hear Feel 7/23/2007
16. Heart Frozen 7/23/2007
17. If Do 7/23/2007
18. The Bottom 7/23/2007
19. Haiku 9/1/07 9/1/2007
Best Poem of Shannon Thompson


I threw myself into your fire
I climbed your ladder to the sun
but it wasn't hot when i was done
your kisses burned
but the flames were dying
you didn't even feel like trying

i threw myself into your fire
the burns have left me scared
new skin can't make me whole again
i miss the heat on winter nights
i need time to let the embers cool
back to black and blue

i threw myself into your fire
but there weren't any ashes
because there wasn't anything left to burn
instead something was missing
smoke lines the space it occupied
sometimes i ...

Read the full of Heat

Rain Wind Trees (Three)

rain that falls
makes no sound
unless it hits something

people that love
make no impression
unless they are loved back

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