Monica Melissano

Rookie - 103 Points (July 12 1971 / Lecce, Italy)

In The Unlucky Event Of Landing On Water - Poem by Monica Melissano

As if
we were
falling down
down
and down
on a plane
landing on water.

Grabbing, grasping, clutching,
hanging on to each other
through tears
As if
you were my lifejacket
and I was
your oxygen mask.

We didn't want to die

Topic(s) of this poem: love and pain

Form: Blues Poem


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written December 2013

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 4, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 4, 2015


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