The Cleave Poetry Webzine [ISSN: 1758-9223]

Archive for October 11th, 2008|Daily archive page

Submission: Andrea Barton

In submission on October 11, 2008 at 7:19 am

A great little cleave by Andrea. Something to ponder on.

I’m out of town until Thursday.

Also, I’m trying out some different formatting.

Enjoy.

Lots more cleaves and thoughts when I return.

           Things I Need by Andrea Barton

             In the end - it comes to this:
          I parse words - on a grocery pad
        meant for lists - for things I need.
      A line drawn down - the middle of my words
            my thoughts - rent in half
            on a Sunday - in the wee days of this new fall
at the end of September - I believe
                 I need - and want
            to remember - these words.

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