Friday, March 16, 2012

Poems in the wild #1

Last Friday I released my first poem into the wild in the Anthologies section at Readings, Carlton. I know, pretty wild.

It was caught and tweeted by @snarkattack:

"Last night, I found a poem in the wild so I took it home"

I am rather pleased and surprised that the first poem was found!

Anyway, in case you can't read the picture, this was poem #1:

You shook the umbrella like
a wet dog, shot rain in
diamond chips onto bitumen.
I wanted to tell you my
greatest fear: that things
would always be the same.
We left bright prints:
each step was not a memory of rain.
Instead, I asked if you
had bought lemons.
You had forgotten, and we waited
for the pattering bus,
our hearts astringent.

Poem #2 will be released sometime today...once I write it...


Anonymous said...

Woo hoo! Very exciting! A beautiful evocative poem, as always, Anna.

Rita (mademoiselle délicieuse) said...

Was so tempted to buy you a notepad last weekend which was styled like playing cards, but with an empty section to write in the centre. Each pad only had 30+ designs though, shame.