Eric Cockrell


Nowhere Lane - Poem by Eric Cockrell

we are...
the ink barely dried
on the page,
the cup chipped
on the windowsill.
wood stacked against
the porch,
the shadows on the
empty swing.
the kiss lost,
and the ring.
red dirt dried
on the shovel,
the old boots left
by the door.
the creaking of the
screen door opening,
the box tied and
packed away.
hunger sap dried
on novel sheets,
the half smoked cigarette
lying in the ashtray.
the sound of the empty room,
in that old house on nowhere lane!


Comments about Nowhere Lane by Eric Cockrell

  • (4/16/2012 2:33:00 AM)


    A great poem. I love the title, nowhere lane,
    Somewhere i nearly ended up. A great poem.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2012



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