Verse Exercises

A portfolio for her verses

Milk Tea

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Tea and milk in a paper tumbler
melting ice and regular sugar
dark Assam tempered by creme

Sealed atop with plastic
but soon enough pierced
by swift, violent stab
only this, no other

Down goes the straw
and up goes flavored water
through the mouth
and course down throat
into the blood
and up the brain
of suckling writer


Written by thedoe

October 3, 2013 at 8:59 pm

Posted in Where the image is central

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  1. […] the ideas I want to flesh out will require some lengthy writing so I’m reposting from the verse blog one of two poems I wrote today. It’s an attempt to write verse keeping to the imagist’s […]

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