Sunday, 24 April 2011

NaPoWriMo: Day 23

Skyscraper's lean
(after Sandburg)

The skyscraper's lean solemn,
drink low bitter and talk
about Gulf war visions
and stories of youth.
Yet they were never young,
nor did they fight, but
conjure stories of these times.
"The things I've seen," they whisper, "I'll never
forget," and show me store
bought medals while I pull them
another pint.


  1. Wonderful poem, and congrats on being the NaPoWriMo site of the day!

  2. beautiful write…

    Invite you to join poets rally week 42 by sharing a free verse today.

    You will love the encouragements you get once you are in and make commitment.

    Your poetry rocks!

    awards for you! Pick two of your choices!

    Hope to see you in!
    Have A Blessed Easter!