your piece of bark with quills

i haven’t




spoken much

since the last time

i found

the way

to your

place inside you

that you protect

© r.e.l. 5/4/11

posted for Thursday Poet’s Rally 5/5-5/11/11 on Jingle Poetry


38 thoughts on “your piece of bark with quills

  1. This is elegantly beautiful! There’s a silent joy that your words speak of. Maybe the triumph of being allowed to enter protected territory has left you speechless. (Am I reading this correctly?)

    • i wasn’t quite sure but you are so right. i am triumphing silently.. in this speechless time. thanks so much for clearing that up for me..

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  3. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed browsing your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon!

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