John W. McEwers

Veteran Poet - 1,178 Points (6/20/1980 / Nova Scotia, Halifax)

Heartstrings - Poem by John W. McEwers

a chord
a cord of ligaments
attach my throat to timber
and let it rot
or burn
is burning
when I call out to you

but you cant hear
with your timber ears
and they rot faster
than I can call
than I can sing
your name

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010

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