6 September 2021: Secret

6 September 2021: Secret

Tell Me a Secret

This day
is attached to nothing,

and it unleashes the night
like dark hair.

My hair was dark once,
long ago,

when branches were winter
and secrets were shadows.

Tell me a secret.
I need something to keep.

Photo by Nick Nice on Unsplash. Shared with @Experimentsinfc #APoemADay on Twitter   ©Misky 2021

10 responses to “6 September 2021: Secret”

  1. I’m not much of a fan of tricksy justifications. They seldom seem to have purpose. This pairs with the illustration as if it were the root and the tree, its voice. And again, the summary couplet is a knockout.

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