Beth Behrens

(Akron, Ohio)

Scribblings - Poem by Beth Behrens

More than a sentence,
Less than a story:
A child’s hug,
A stranger’s glance,
A wordless squeeze of my hand,
Whispered endearments
In the belly of night
More than a stanza,
Less than a song
These scribblings
In the margins of my life.

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Read poems about / on: child, song, night, life, children

Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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