Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tuesday poem #336 : Samuel Strathman : Vestiges

i possess a few
sacred handfuls

vestiges of what
once was

afternoons and evenings
spent in bed with our
arms linked and pushed skyward
to the sun or the stars

whatever was
there to greet us
up above
we were there ages ago

Samuel Strathman is a Jewish/Canadian poet, author, and educator.  Some of his work has appeared in Half a Grapefruit Magazine, Montreal Writes, Peeking Cat Poetry, Anti-Heroin Chic, as well as other publications.  His book The Radical Dreams became available on Amazon back in April of 2018.  He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

the Tuesday poem is curated by rob mclennan

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