Day: 2012/06/19

Lost In A Crowd

LOST IN A CROWD

Is there anybody there?
she asks in the crowded room.
Her words linger in stifled air.
Is there anybody there?
She is met with stares
then conversations resume.
Is there anybody there?
she asks in the crowded room.

2012-06-18
P. Wanken

Inspired by Carry On Tuesday prompt #160, to use part of the opening line of Walter de la Mare’s poem “The Listeners”…Is there anybody there?