A gathering of sticks and stones:
I see the strain in your hunched shoulders little love
Your crouched knees show me everything
Eye to eye we curl into each other
My fingers reach towards you
Flickering and clean
But you –
Dirty Thirty Day 23 Prompt:
Write a poem from the perspective of a natural element ie. water, fire, earth etc., or a force of nature, for instance, a hurricane, earthquake, tornado etc.
The clincher: the poem gets shorter with each line.
The Dirty Thirty Challenge is one poem a day for the thirty days of April. Dirty Thirty prompts are from ‘The Dirty Thirty Challenge’ facebook group (admins). Poems published here are my own unless otherwise specified.