such minor
erupted into a
monster of hostility
as if born the moment
we opened to the dark
secrets and fears
of our own
fragile hearts


The italicized lines are from the poem,“This Has Been a Summer of Moths,” by Anne M. Doe Overstreet featured at Tweetspeak Poetry.

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. pvcann
    Jul 27, 2020 @ 09:25:02

    So true, and so easily opened up, once opened it cannot be bottled. I like how you say it.


  2. janicead
    Jul 26, 2020 @ 11:42:59

    Our nation seems to be be living your words. Thank you for sharing your talent.


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