How Do You Measure Lonelines? #NaPoWriMo #AtoZchallenge #amwriting



How do you measure loneliness?

In moon orbits

on dark starless nights

lone call

of the whippoorwill

wind gust arcing

purple flowered thistles

the echo of one set of footsteps

on flagstones retreating.

end 4/14/2017

S. Darlington

7 thoughts on “How Do You Measure Lonelines? #NaPoWriMo #AtoZchallenge #amwriting

  1. To say I measured loneliness in days would mean they last for ever, to admit I measured loneliness in decades wouldn’t be too clever!

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