It's just poetry, it won't bite


05.30.12 Posted in today's words by

Dawnell Harrison’s most recent poem to appear here was The fox and the moon (April 2012).

By Dawnell Harrison

Words drop
From my mouth

Like little red balloons–
Full of promise,

Full and thick
With meaning.

My words
Do not drag

As if slipping
Across my mouth

Like a woman’s 
Crimson lipstick

Past midnight.
My words ring out

Into a new day
Like a fresh pear–

Fat, heavy, and
Laden with sweetness.

2 Responses to “Words”

  1. Jean says:

    Beautiful imagery. Thank you for this poem.

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