Lady Poet

ladypoet

for Elizabeth

The first things I noticed
were her shoes.
There, on a patio
overlooking the June tide,
one foot in a corner square
of an impromptu tic tac toe
in slate and lime green moss.
Her laugh, sweet and infectious,
marked exes and ohs in the shade.
Of course she was a poet,
it was written all over her.


WORDS ©2015, Jen Payne
IMAGE, The Patio, Nerja by Stanley Pinker


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