Day: 2011/06/21

Lost Thoughts

LOST THOUGHTS

sleep
lost
by night

concentration
lost
by day

thoughts
float like a butterfly
to faraway places
cares of today
left far behind

until

the ring
of the phone
or the ding
of incoming email

daydreams
lost

the return to
reality
stings like a bee

2011-06-21
P. Wanken

written for Carry On Tuesday’s prompt (write a poem using all or part of Muhammad Ali’s quote, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”) and Margo Roby’s Tuesday Tryout prompt (“lost”).