Poems of Unreason

Day 17 of 28 Days of Unreason

“Saw a poem float by just beneath the surface” – Jim Harrison

 

On pretty paper
boats tossed around by the storm
clouds that fill your eyes
swell with violent unshed tears
stain the cusp and fetch poems.

 

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10 comments on “Poems of Unreason

  1. jerennazuto says:

    This is beautiful. The blending of metaphor and the truth, is dynamic.

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  2. Lovely stuff Lynn. I like the simple first line “on pretty paper” which seems the key.

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  3. Frank Hubeny says:

    I see this as fishing for poems in those paper boats.

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  4. jillys2016 says:

    I read this very early this morning and let it play in my head through the day. The word ‘cusp’ was wonderfully unexpected. Super images!

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  5. Charley says:

    You have truly entered into your own inner Harrison mindset. You poems have become slightly more surreal and more insightful with each run-in with these prompts! This was a beautifully concise and brilliant take on the prompt!

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