Monday, January 25, 2016

A Poem by Connie Walle

as the sun

is shoved into the sea
by the lateness
of the day
am I the only one
who notices
the bruised clouds
on the horizon
and the tears
which fall
in the distance

Connie Walle, a life-long resident of Tacoma, Washington, is President and founder of Puget Sound Poetry Connection where she hosts the "Distinguished Writer Series" now in its 25th year.  Connie founded Our Own Words, a teen writing contest now in its 19th year.  Her awards include:  1998 Margaret K. Williams Award in support of the arts; Washington Poets Association Faith Beamer Cooks Award.  She is a mother of three, grandmother of seven and currently retired.  A few of her publications include Floating Bridge Press, Raven Chronicle, Tahoma's Shadow, and Cradle Song.

1 comment:

  1. I love it!!! The background is described perfectly through your poem, ekphrastic.