P.C. McKinnon began writing poetry in 1992 while attending undergraduate school at the University of Central Florida. The back-to-back deaths of two friends in 2002 and 2003, re-kindled his need of expression. He began writing with passion and urgency to share his thoughts on a myriad of life issues. The second of these two deaths – lifelong friend Robert Riccio (from McKinnon’s birthplace) – ... more »
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Upon Our Third Anniversary
I wanted to speak with you today.
You could only stare at me
with your white wispy image
floating across a perfect blue sky,
traveling through my thoughts,
waving, winking at my heart.
Pain replaces itself with longing.
Life is moving on without you,
in place of you. I shed a tear
each time it could be you. Each time
you stare at me through moonlit eyes
grazing my soul, forming goose bumps.
I meditate; celebrate our early life together,
press my eyes with a cold, damp cloth
until white lights run a picture show of
our surreal past. I...