Poetry Blog by Tom (hope)

Recent Comments

Vautaw on Strangers Leave Scars (2 days ago)

Vautaw on Highbury Fields (2 days ago)

Martin Elder on Highbury Fields (3 days ago)

Cynthia Buell Thomas on Letter From The Lake (Wed, 6 Mar 2019 11:34 am)

Kate G on Letter From The Lake (Mon, 4 Mar 2019 12:31 pm)

Sofia Urquiza on Strangers Leave Scars (Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:38 am)

Foy Timms on Strangers Leave Scars (Fri, 1 Feb 2019 03:47 pm)

Kate G on The Wind Is Howling (Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:28 am)

Kate G on The Wind Is Howling (Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:28 am)

Big Sal on The Wind Is Howling (Sun, 2 Dec 2018 03:01 pm)

Letter From The Lake

Dear friend
a sigh is leaving me
I can concentrate now, finally
a statue standing on the jetty
the lake’s slow wash below the boards
hypnotising me

I feel freer now than ever
more than I did back there
I don’t know how you toil on
those boiling days below the city
tinned-life crammed searching for air

You wrote of the love you found
that you always dreamed was waiting
head cocked ...

Read and leave comments (2)

citycountrysidehopeleaving townletterloss

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message