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Monday, the Poem

Posted by the prisoner's wife On 8:01 PM


monday came loudly
pushing weekend hard like i
belong to him, alone

not ready. buzzer
rings anyway. damn. too early
to be out, workin'

bell rings. students scat.
leaving notes, books, brains open
pour as much and fill.

traffic sucks. badu
sings me home, tranquil, though horns
blaze loudly through night

air fresh like new rain
poured over the city. repeat.
routine. day breaks soon.


~*~
(c) me, 2009. read.savor.repeat.

8 Response to 'Monday, the Poem'

  1. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1233668520000#c1216481890475891180'> Tuesday, February 03, 2009 5:42:00 AM

    Damn.

    Your words are astounding.

     

  2. Lovebabz Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1233696960000#c7784710155883579940'> Tuesday, February 03, 2009 1:36:00 PM

    You just blow me away with your talent. PUBLISH A FUCKING BOOK so I can keep you on my nightstand. damn.

    :)

     

  3. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1233729240000#c3851865739161155863'> Tuesday, February 03, 2009 10:34:00 PM

    Thanks guys. I really appreciate it.

     

  4. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1233765120000#c5320340855577138346'> Wednesday, February 04, 2009 8:32:00 AM

    love-ly sister

     

  5. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1233943020000#c6819137213622131545'> Friday, February 06, 2009 9:57:00 AM

    thanks Torrance.

     

  6. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1234195860000#c802296559756102449'> Monday, February 09, 2009 8:11:00 AM

    W
    O
    W

     

  7. Anonymous Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1234453020000#c7579866705927183434'> Thursday, February 12, 2009 7:37:00 AM

    I think every verse of this poem could stand on its own like a Haiku poem. What do you think?

    Heather

     

  8. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2009/02/monday-poem.html?showComment=1234929180000#c2900334754223728352'> Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:53:00 PM

    hey Heather.

    every stanza is a haiku. i started out w/ the intention of just writing one & kept going. good eye.