in a relay race
through body and mind
each lap igniting sparks
firing across synapses
facing a tsunami of
slowly seeping away
in a dull glow
bridge a gap
the outside world
To hear the poet’s reading of the poem, click on the player below:
Ken Gierke is a retired truck driver who started writing poetry at 40 as a way to sort through his thoughts. He’s been honing his writing skills over the last 3 years at his Wordpress blog and you can find more of his work HERE.
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My poem “shared emotion” is featured today at Bonnie McClellan’s International Poetry Month 2017. The theme for IPM 2017 is “Neural Networks: The Creative Power of Language”
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