Sunday Whirl – Surface

Label won: wallflower/nut
chains simmer at the surface
color stains her cheeks
like the sangria fruit punch
tongue-tied, throat mixed-up
nothing else matters, when everything’s
the matter
finally bursts.

Wordle chains, nut, matter, throat, mixed, punch, simmered, surface, burst, color, label, won

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12 comments on “Sunday Whirl – Surface

  1. colonialist says:

    Much beneath the surface on this one, actually.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. jillys2016 says:

    Oh, yeah. Get this one!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Jael Sook says:

    “Nothing else matters when everything’s the matter”–so true, excellent piece!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Well done, Lynn. Lot of depth in this concisely worded poem.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. tight in first three lines,
    it is a good read.

    Like

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