Here, I’m doing part of a challenge from OM’s blog. You can find it here, if you’d like to give it a go: http://aopinionatedman.com/2013/06/19/blogging-challenge/ Also, feel free to read the rest of his blog, as it’s pretty damn good. You won’t be disappointed, though you might possibly be offended at some point. Suck it up.
” 1. Write a love poem and stop in the middle. Change the mood of the poem and see how it ends. ”
toward those young, wild cheeks
gasping for breath
beneath storm clouds;
toward full lips and eyes
that look into some other place-
some place darker, brighter, more alive.
He reaches toward her-
her hand quivers in the wind, limp
nearly severed by mangled steel.
He reaches toward her soul
through the shredded cage;
shards imbedded in the frame.
endorphins and sirens sing
angry lullabies and she knows.