Aida Schneider   2011 All Rights Reserved


There are many forms
mostly prepositional
coins sheep sons

anything can be lost
can be grieved

not grieving
even the missing
habit numbed since by waning

scarred pine
squeezes an eyeful of pitch
for each ringed year


Carrie A. Purcell
Copyright 2011  

Carrie A. Purcell lives in Seattle. Her poems have appeared in Faultline, the Dudley Review, Floating Bridge Review, Inknode, and elsewhere. She is a proud member of the nonprofit arts group The Heroes.

Table of Contents            Next Poem            Guidelines