Another OctPoWriMo poem. This one blows me away!
at the pharmacy
while bombs fell
I worried when
you texted me
the feeling of being alive
seemed to fall apart
the news broke
your last selfie
my train of thoughts
I switched off
Jane Dougherty wrote a fabulous cleave poem today, for the silence prompt on octpowrimo.com. Hers made me want to try one too. It turned out to be contagious. SMSaves wrote a very good one, called Working Mind Wanders.
How to read a cleave poem?
1. Read the left hand poem as a first one.
2. Read the right hand poem as a second one.
3. Read the whole as a third one.
I guess I could claim I’ve invented a new form, with the title and last line turning the poem into a diamond shape – if your fantasy is rich. I’ve…
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