Day 16

It is 11:58 p.m. and I have just finished posting my Day 16 poem to the poetry forum. Talk about cutting it close.

Our camping trip was a rainout after one night; we packed up this afternoon and trekked home. No bears, but the one night of camping was a good respite from real life. I think it helped recalibrate my sense of what’s important and what’s trivial. If only I could keep it balanced…

Rachel’s Day 16 Poem: Letter to St. Francis of Assisi
Someone Else’s Poem: Patrick Rosal’s “Who Says the Eye Loves Symmetry”

1 thought on “Day 16”

  1. Who Says the Eye Loves Symmetry!! I think the images in this poem will never leave me, especially the last one. The way it punched me in the gut. Each time I read it I think, man, I want to do this to my readers.

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