>Empty Lives monday poetry potluck #23-home, temple, sanctum

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 Where do they go when no-one wants them
to dirty alleys in a box
or park benches in the rain?
Vacant stares, hopelessness.
A marquee sign reads
“Give love to those
who need it.
No more
thirst.”
process notes:
A nonet has nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etc… until line nine finishes with one syllable.
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12 responses to “>Empty Lives monday poetry potluck #23-home, temple, sanctum

  1. >Holy cow! Somebody's on a real bender!(I don't mean the homeless guy, I mean you with all these posts today! Wow!)

  2. >this is creative and powerful.outstanding job!Happy Potluck!A++

  3. >Eric, I write every day and generallypost a poem to a prompt daily. This is my first poem for today.I work part-time, so I have a lotof free time.

  4. >Very well done. A heartbreaking image, but gracefully presented. Thanks!!

  5. >Powerful poem and sad, Pamela. I will have to try the form. Sounds interesting.

  6. >A challenging form well-handled.

  7. >Form and meaning are both tightly constructed. Nice write!

  8. >Interesting form and a heart wrenching message. Well done!

  9. >Enjoyed the form. I wrote about homelessness, too. Such a tragic problem.

  10. >I think you chose well with the form for this prompt. It seems apropos. Definitely a powerful poem, with an extraordinary voice.

I appreciate all comments.

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