Wednesday, April 7, 2010

NaPoWriMo #7 - Pointless


Your picture still pricks like cactus
when an unread letter announces
your death -- five years ago.
Too late to slap you now. 
Damn it.

( i did have six lines. so now I have altered the lines breaks to make five lines)
-- Mar Walker
Unresolved hurt makes havoc with grief.
The PROMPT:  "Write and capture humorous incidents related to love in a 5-line love poem called a tanka."  I got the five line part, and the love part. I missed the humor and settled for irony.....