I Tell a Story Metered in Time
The poet’s plight
I am a poet, and that is my plight.
I try to write memoir, but all I do is fight —
with the idea that the truth is easier said when packaged as rhyme.
All wounds heal, or so they say, “give it time.”
But this cut feels fresh, so I do what I can.
Well-versed I am but out of my…