Joe Donelson

United States

17 year old poet/ writer. I play cello, piano, and tin whistle, read a lot, and garden. Raven claw, Earth Nation, Cancer if any of those mean something to you :P

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Tell me what you like and what you don't like, I'm open to everything! If you have a better title, I'd appreciate your suggestions.

Sun Sets on Summer

April 10, 2021

A sunset dabbed out by smoke on a
canvas, commonly too hazy for my liking.
But not tonight.
Tonight the break of fall can be tasted.
Crews of crickets croak some of their last
summer love songs before the turning of 
the leaves,
and a sentimentality arises in my face:
the remembrance of the summer sun,
scribbling my childhood cheeks a rosy
warmth.
"The sun is a poet too," I whisper softly
to my dog as she points her face to the
breeze.
"How could it not be?"

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  • GraceWritesTheWorld

    Also printing this. I love this, and good luck in the competition!


    16 days ago