Poem for You
Selected from the National Poetry Day competition Post a Poem.
To see the poems previously published on the theme of Messages click here
By Mararet Mortlock
Plastic letters, fridge door, primary colours
Clinging magnetically, bravely, her words
Haphazard with anger, late again;
YOUR DINNER IS IN THE DOG.
Sad rushed assignment, given in late.
The essay would not grow, stop start.
Teacher scrawls, dreaded red pen, again.
DISAPPOINTING. Minus C. SEE ME.
At last, pink card on doormat, relief and joy.
Flowers and hearts, fuchsia ribbon, no name,
Guessing and loving the sloping italics.
BE MY VALENTINE
Hidden kisses in sliding dunes
Running to wet sand, blank page
Huge words, he shouts and writes.
I LOVE YOU
PM on Facebook late at night
Such a great girl, it isn’t you, it’s me.
Hate to hurt you, must let you go.
HAVE A GREAT LIFE, BE FREE.
Page last updated: 21st August 2017