Two Poems

They may suck, but since I had to write them for an assign­ment I fig­ured I’d share them here as well.

Sum­mer Camp

You dash to your new home
Guid­ed by smells
bug spray and sunscreen
Girls’ voic­es squeal­ing, laughing
Hid­den by the trees
You leave us behind
We fol­low with your trunk
Lum­ber­ing through the brush
The camp swal­lows you
As we return to our world.


Immor­tal

Your eyes are in her face
Can you see the sprouts
push­ing their way up?
Smell the fecund ground
Feel the rain starting
She isn’t look­ing at them
Intent on the goal
Shout­ing to girl­friends ahead
Through her you live.

Cyn is Katie's mom, Esther's Mémé, and a Support Engineer. She lives in the Atlanta area with her life partner, Rick, and their critters. She knits, does counted-thread needlework, reads, makes music, plays TTRPGs, and spends too much time online.
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