A Poet's Double Life

For poets working outside the literary world.

April Poem-a-Day Challenge, Day 30

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I hope you’ve enjoyed these 30 days of poems!

Prompt (Two for Tuesday): Write a finished/never finished poem

Unfinished

sentenceI am an open parenthesis,
holding space for your run-on
stories and secrets as silent
as the e in hope.

I fall for your non sequiturs
time after time, hold my breath
with every comma, ride
the endless wave of ampersands.

Don’t leave me dangling
on the participle of our future.
End this complex sentence full stop
or with an exclamation of your love.

~Pamela L. Taylor © 2013

Author: poetsdoublelife

Poet and data guru living in Durham, NC.

2 thoughts on “April Poem-a-Day Challenge, Day 30

  1. HaHaHa! I used to LOVE diagramming sentences in about 5th grade!!! That’s great! Congrats on a fabulous month of poems!!

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