OpenLinkNight #198

dVerse

Welcome to OpenLinkNight folks! This is your opportunity to link 1 poem of your choice as this is no prompt-day. For those who missed the Mr Linky deadline the past week or this Tuesday’s poetics about “Mugging for the camera”, this is also your opportunity to share your poem.   I also want to remind you that our Haibun Monday is still open the whole week.

I would like to share two poems by Carol Ann Duffy, who is the current UK Poet Laureate.

Text
I tend the mobile now
like an injured bird

We text, text, text
our significant words.

I re-read your first,
your second, your third,

look for your small xx,
feeling absurd.

The codes we send
arrive with a broken chord.

I try to picture your hands,
their image is blurred.

Nothing my thumbs press
will ever be heard.

Anne Hathaway

Item I gyve unto…

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