poMotion poetry

Creatures Whose Backsides Glow

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I’ve already sunk to scribbling
one line
at the top of the page.

Capturing ideas-
fireflies- in canning jars
on muggy Midwest summers night.
Desperate for the magic of creatures whose backsides glow-
headlamps leading us
forward
backward
in on ourselves.
Lighting the inside of the tree house of my mind
(like Miss Suzy with her acorn bowls and fire fly lanterns)

both of us rebuilding
what the scoundrels set asunder.

Sue Zalokar
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Written by lickmypoetry

September 18, 2010 at 8:06 pm

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  1. A very playful and fun poem…clever writing.

    slpmartin

    September 18, 2010 at 8:43 pm

  2. So, you talk to animals too?
    This is a good quality, when you’re interviewing… seriously,
    it shows that your imagination not only grows wonderful things… but you can make magic happen! I like the feeling I have, now that I’ve read it, thank you.
    ~Denise

    dld self narration

    September 19, 2010 at 5:12 pm

  3. lol loved this sue-brings to mind innocence lost and regained

    julie

    September 20, 2010 at 2:53 pm

  4. Thanks…I just drove through the most magnificent thunderstorm only to find my own backside aglow after 1,000 miles on the road!

    Sue

    September 20, 2010 at 8:41 pm


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