Explore Poems GO!

A Week Later

Rating: 3.2
A week later, I said to a friend: I don't
think I could ever write about it.
Maybe in a year I could write something.
There is something in me maybe someday
to be written; now it is folded, and folded,
and folded, like a note in school. And in my dream
someone was playing jacks, and in the air there was a
huge, thrown, tilted jack
on fire. And when I woke up, I found myself
counting the days since I had last seen
my husband-only two years, and some weeks,
Read More
COMMENTS
Kingsley Egbukole 17 December 2019
Touching and interesting.
0 0 Reply
Anil Kumar Panda 17 December 2019
Deeply meaningful write on love and life. Nicely crafted. Enjoyed reading. Thanks for posting.
0 0 Reply
Mahtab Bangalee 17 December 2019
the moment the hour spent through the great love feelings and it touched the soul of eternity!
0 0 Reply
Paul Reed 17 December 2019
That is so powerful and wonderful to read
1 0 Reply
Anil Kumar Panda 19 November 2016
A love that bloomed releasing fragrance of youth and ending in a sad note at the death bed of mother has been penned nicely. Thanks for sharing.
2 0 Reply
Birgitta Abimbola Heikka 19 November 2016
Nice poem. I did not understand it at first. It’s about something lost (I think) . Like the reference of the lobby to the beauty of a king’s tomb—silent and dead but there is still a beauty about it.
2 0 Reply
R Soos 19 November 2016
so many stories stashed quickly into a single poem - tough to do convincingly - and Sharon pulls it off.
2 0 Reply
Ratnakar Mandlik 19 November 2016
A beautifully conceived meaningful write full of emotional out-bursts. Congrats on modern Poem of the Day.
2 0 Reply
Edward Kofi Louis 19 November 2016
Playing jacks! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
2 0 Reply
Colleen Courtney 15 May 2014
So much feeling in this heartfelt write.
3 1 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

6/14/2021 3:29:35 PM # 1.0.0.623