I am tired of fighting tomorrow’s
battles, today, of thinking too long on another
possible outcome for conflict, I need a day
of white flags, doused in gasoline and
excuses piled up, set ablaze. I’m
not ready to lay down tonight, too thirsty
to swallow more words — can’t sleep anyway.
golden shovel – Take a line (or lines) from a poem you like. Use each word as an end word in your poem. Keep the end words in order. Credit the original poet, ie. “-after (poet)”.
POEM A DAY NOVEMBER 2015 – PROMPT:
For today’s prompt, write a submerged poem.
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