poem to read while carving a Jack O’Lantern

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(poetry diary 71) Planning on carving a pumpkin today….

 

Jack O’Lantern

 Robert B. Shaw

 

Candle, spoon, and carving knife:

nearing the vigil of the dead,

let’s impose a little life

upon a ripening, faceless head.

Read rest of poem at The Poetry Foundation 

 

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