I Heard A Rumor

Written for:  Poetic Asides #493 – Write a rumor poem.

Now you cannot tell
anyone. Promise?
I saw Sandra and Mike
fighting. Could be
they are splitting up.
Probably Sandra’s fault.

I heard that Sandra
and Mike split up. Well,
Mike always did have
a mean temper.

Did you hear about that
knockdown, drag out
fight between Sandra
and Mike? Almost called
the cops. They have
broken up after Mike
gave Sandra a bloody
lip, and she gave him
a black eye. Both look
terrible. Both are now


About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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