apocalypse poem #8: Mine & yours

I am tired
of apocalypse

& just want to
hold us tight

until it’s not my mine
or your yours

anymore

but just another
sort of ending

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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22 Responses to apocalypse poem #8: Mine & yours

  1. annotating60 says:

    That’s the problem with long range plans and poetry. Sometimes you should wait until the poems have already been written and fall into place by themselves.>KB

  2. mobius faith says:

    romantic apocalypse?

  3. ruleofstupid says:

    The end is nigh! The relief is palpable 😉

  4. LOL, yes!!!! Commenting on the other when I get back from giving my neighbor a lift.

  5. Irish Katie says:

    I have just started to look at your page (from RoS’s page I found yours.) … I have read the other’s comments … so I think I am missing some history and should take a look at the previous Apocalypse writings … for this to me seems sad when I read it.

    Though … I think it is wonderfully beautiful. (I do not know much of poetry I am afraid though….but I am trying to learn.)

    • Katie–thank you–yes, this was a “tired” poem today, but if you look on my menu, I just put all of the apocalypse poems there, on one page 🙂

      • Irish Katie says:

        Nods….I have read them all nod nod….and noticed that I can only respond to the latest. I liked the 1st one…and the one about the shelters and bullets … and …actually … I like them all.

  6. nelle says:

    Life can work this way. A song it inspires, wishing to close out my night.

  7. I like it. I’m wondering – do you have a particular method with your poetry? Like iambic pentameter or whatever the hell that stuff is? Or is this free verse? I have an MA in English and yes, I know squat about poetry. I’m just curious.

    • Alica–
      I am a free verse person, although I do sometimes stray into the discipline of haiku and sometimes (oh, Lord, yes) sometimes I do metered/rhymed poetry, but just as a challenge to myself to see if I can–those are exercises for he most part, and could not see myself doing it all the time. HELL, no 😉

      As far as having a method with my poetry–I have to say I think it more has a method with me.

  8. Chenayimoyo says:

    Totally understand ! Love it

  9. And what a beautiful and sublime way to go, in each other.s arms.

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