Masticadores USA has published a new poem, “Before and Again.” A big thank you to Editor Barbara Leonhard. I hope you like the poem. This one is a little heavy.
Here is the first 1 1/2 stanzas:
The we of my belief lived in a land of easy comfort, brief and surface woundings, even when tussled by history that lasted a month on our portable television. We swept the broken pieces into piles Thinking our bonfires would destroy memories.
13 responses to “Poem Up at Masticadores USA”
Thank you, Merril.
Congratultions on the publication of your poem, Luanne! I just read it and found it moving, albeit, dark.
Thank you, Liz. Yes, it might be the darkest poem I’ve ever written.
You’re welcome, Luanne.
Congratulations from me, too, Luanne. So apt for our times
Thank you , Derrick. Unfortunately, yes.
Congratulations, Luanne! Wow, it is a dark poem. As Derrick notes, it is perfect for our times.
Now these images are quite a contrast to the desert images in the poem I just read. So powerful.
Thank you, Amy. It’s definitely my darkest poem. And I imagine the images are so different because these are all truly metaphorical.
Now I’m scared….