On Writing

Poem 354 – Things


I didn’t do All The Things:
answer the emails
respond to the texts
make the phone calls
fold the clothes

I just didn’t do All The Things
but I did do Some Things
& there were tears & laughter
there was fear & long embraces
under the fog-hipped waning Moon

Now, I sit with Guilt
we’re writing this poem
together because she
is part of Me…
for now

& when we write
we can both breathe

2 thoughts on “Poem 354 – Things

  1. Beautiful words. Makes me think. The title, however, reminded me of the 1962 Bobby Darin song of the same name.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVRl5vQRStM [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVRl5vQRStM] Mark


  2. thanks mark! just listened to the song. super cool. i love bobby darin…have you seen the biopic? https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0363473/ i’ve got a cool story about this….i was at the premiere of this film at the toronto film festival…saw Spacey and the others at a fancy screening. rubbing shoulders with hollywood elite!


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