April 1st

Day one, poem one!

Okay, day one and I’m going to be kind to myself. This may not be the best, or longest thing I’ve written, but at least it’s got me started! Hopefully it will get better.
I used the NaPoWriMo idea of starting with someone else’s line, but found it brought it’s own challenges. No title at presetn, either.

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways:
I can trace them on the palms of your capable hands,
Pick them out as flecks in your soft grey eyes,
Hear them echo in the spaces between your footsteps.
Sometimes I taste them in your angry tears,
Scent them on discarded clothes,
Sense them dragging at your weary heels.
How do I love thee? In so very many ways,
and my life itself is suffused, and enriched,
by the simple act of loving you.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s