Dailies 12/13/16: Doubting Thomas, Evergreens, a mother’s shoes, modernity

200-10.gif

imgres-1

Modernity – Maurice Manning
 –

In the old days people got
old, and age diminished them
or not depending on how one thought
of age. Is age a number that
declines with mere increase, against
the grain of simple arithmetic,

Read rest of poem 

imgres

My Mother’s Shoes – Frannie Lindsay

Toward the end she only wore
her brown ones, the Velcro not quite
holding anymore; toes scuffed
from Wednesday ballroom class,

Read rest of poem 

imgres

As Thomas, Doubting – JK Daniels

I was not his twin. I tried to listen: be tenantless,
he said, Mary was male like us and could enter
the kingdom. Mary: tanned and touched

Read rest of poem 

imgres-2

Evergreen – Ron Schlegel

I whisper to the tree, the tree,
the murmuring Tree
“I might take action”

Read rest of poem 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: