Friday, February 5, 2010

Overheard


“And,” said one tree to another, “if the sky is a suicide note?”

(first publication)


Updates:
“Overheard” added to Poems, Slightly Used.

In the Forum: freightless, melancholy, and wise.

6 comments:

RUDHI - Chance said...

Ah, that's why some trees grow horizontal after a while...

Gerry Boyd said...

"And," said the rock to the tree, "I've seen your kind come and go."

William Michaelian said...

Rudhi, perhaps. But let us not forget the weeping willow.

Gerry, I like it. You’re stoned and I’m stumped.

Gerry Boyd said...

Busted I suppose. Pass the copper sulfate.

Conrad DiDiodato said...

Gerry,

your first response is priceless!

Gerry Boyd said...

I believe the classification for that one is "Chestnut". I do wish it was an original or that I was, indeed, that witty.