Pen Pal #amiss #poetry #misunderstood


You wrote a letter with a fresh quill

each letter flowed with fresh inspiration

pen could not contain love that spilled

oh, I know your clever imagination

*

but… then amidst the curly ques

I felt tossed upon the stormy  sea

on my cheek a tear drop grew

the letter was not addressed to me

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Beautifully written, Leslie. Love how the poem start off with hope…after all, that’s what most of us feel in the beginning of something new. Then sometimes it’s all not meant to be. Hope you’re doing well 🙂

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