I have a challenge!
1.In the comments write a poem
2. It can be about ANYTHING
3. Share the poem as much as you can
I am doing this because April is national poetry month. In the end I might make a series with all of the poems if I get enough.
Everybody’s outside Drawn out by the warming sunIce cream trucks and jogging shortsPatio coffees, coats undone Sitting on the sidewalk, reading Puppies playing in the grassSlow paced walking, talking…
The Irish arrived in North America A hundred years laterthey called themselves homeI live in the hyphen of first-gen immigration It’s been just a decadeI don’t know what’s home.
Warsan Taught Me
You cannot Make a home From other people
But sometimes they are the treesIn which you build your nestThe branches upon which You…
All these bruised purple heartsDidn't you knowThis was a war?
It’s time to pick myself again
Up off the floor
Out in a crowd
Up for a date
As one to watch.
Take the things that make you happy
Give them all your love and care
Find the time to make them happen
I’m waiting for your call, your embrace as the morning sun touched my skin. I’ve been missing you sometimes in another day. And you’ll never know that, cause you didn’t mean to hurt me but I did.
Snow in April
It's hard to move todayThe cold settles around me like a blanket Like a shroudThe things that bring me lightSomehow are nowhere to be found.
“Poemas” escritos durante el mes de abril de 2017 originalmente en http://escenaconsejo.org/es/tag/poemas-de-abril/