Justice – day 5 of napowrimo 2015

5 Apr
Today’s ‘thing’ is a mash-up of Emily Dickinson’s ‘After great pain, a formal feeling comes’, as per today’s napowrimo prompt.
Yesterday: contentment remembered. 

Before letting go, then questions. Ceremonious persons.
After: wooden nerves. Lead feet. Stone heart. Pain.
Centuries of stupor. Chill quartz tombs.
Freezing ground.
Snow.
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2 Responses to “Justice – day 5 of napowrimo 2015”

  1. Lori Carlson April 5, 2015 at 10:06 pm #

    gorgeous imagery! and I love the form your poem took… beautifully written!

    • BRH April 5, 2015 at 10:44 pm #

      Thank you!

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