The sting

I look out,

lift the shade,

inch closer

to rapport,

until their

cactus sting

brings me crawling

back to the

cave once more.

©2017 Ontheland

For the month of April I’ll be posting poems more often—maybe even once per day, in honor of National/Global Poetry Month.  As a reader of poetry you may already know that it is Poetry Month, but just in case, here are some interesting links:

National Poetry Month (United States)

National Poetry Month (Canada)

Poem in Your Pocket Day April 27


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