nonet (form)

Life’s Autumnal Equinox

© Vladimirnikulin | Dreamstime.com - Couple Walking At Alley In Autumn Park.

© Vladimirnikulin | Dreamstime.com – Couple Walking At Alley In Autumn Park.

 
LIFE’S AUTUMNAL EQUINOX

A time to bridge hot summer days to
long winter nights: comfortable
season of Fall. The pace of
our days, like familiar
back-to-school routines.
Our hearts are warm
like the hearth
of our
home.

2014-09-25
P. Wanken

 

Shared at Creative Bloomings for Inform Poet: Nonet.

The Graveyard Shift

 

THE GRAVEYARD SHIFT

vigilant, I’ll wait in the darkness
darkness endangering my trust
trust that’s too easily cut
cutting hope from my life
life’s hazards are real
real, unto death,
death to grave
graveyard
pleas

2012-07-25
P. Wanken

 

Several prompts were woven into this one poem: