Written for Poetic Asides April PAD – Day 27
Write a looking back poem
Of course, some people just glance over their shoulders, and others stop and turn all the way around. Some look back in time and weigh their successes and failures, evaluate things they could do better. Some claim they never look back. Whatever your stance on looking back, capture it in a poem today.
*Englyn: Originally written to praise or mock a well known person. Later, soldiers serving
in WWI, sending messages o sweethearts. More modern version can be love poems
7 syllables, mono-rhymed
Do you remember that night
we made love in the moon’s light?
Wait for me, Sue, and please write.