National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month Day 20

Jericho Brown said
Writers of poetry have

Already agreed to the difficulty.

We have already agreed to
the difficulty of wrenching words
from hearts.
Of turning wrenching words into material
that we can look at, objectively.

That we can then turn back into
pretty blades that cut deep
into the souls of our readers.

Yes. We have already agreed
to the difficulty.

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