Piker Press Banner
January 23, 2023

sirens and wind

By Cynthia Sharp

sirens and wind

sirens and wind in the night
the energy of a storm on the way
too hot and too cold all at once
telephone line crosses plastered in white
faith abandoned in a desert of snow

i seek new meaning
write prayers on peace cranes
and float them in the river
a silent procession punctuating the surface
like the salt of my tears on the sheet
in the field of morning ritual

Article © Cynthia Sharp. All rights reserved.
Published on 2018-01-29
Image(s) are public domain.
3 Reader Comments
sarah ito
06:46:09 PM
Soft and sweet and real and touching - so nice.
09:52:54 PM
Brevity with deep roots of tender feelings merging with imagery, Once again, well done my friend, write on.
Barbara Ehrentreu
12:02:21 AM
There is so much in this beautiful poem full of unusual images. I love the telephone crosses in a little ne, the idea of being hot and cold at the same time, and I specially loved the whole picture of peace cranes floating down the river with the white background! Excellent work my friend!
Your Comments

The Piker Press moderates all comments.
Click here for the commenting policy.