August Postcard Poetry Fest 2013

From those sultry days of the August Postcard Poetry Festival 2013 !


I began with this curious image.  Here is the original poem:


I didn’t love it, but the challenge was to elbow your inner editor to the side.  Here is the revised poem:

Everything Floats


We entrusted our hearts

like paper lanterns

to the current.


I stand at the river’s edge, again,

where the world

was once illuminated

by our words.


The only constant

is the moon’s image

on the water,

and above me,

the stars.


One Comment Add yours

  1. Mary says:

    Love this–both the poem and the card!

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