Pin It

Poem: On Yet Another Birthday 

my prized microcassette

i keep stashed away

in my dresser drawer

but for this day

each year when i take it

out of its velvet-lined box

to play and replay

my father’s message

promising he’ll return

my call soon

 

as possible

Tags: , ,

Speaking of Poem, Poetry

  • each year when i take it out of its velvet-lined box to play and replay my father’s message

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Get Down (Ballot) Party @ BSP

Get Down (Ballot) Party

Tue., Sept. 27, 7-11:45 p.m. — Kingston, NY for Bernie Sanders presents a party in support of progressive...

Starr Book Group

Tue., Sept. 27, 7 p.m. — The Door by Magda Szabo....

View all of today's events

Latest in Poetry

  • Poetry Brothel
  • Poetry Brothel

    The Poetry Brothel transforms BSP in Kingston into a turn-of-the-century Bordello on September 17.
    • Sep 1, 2016
  • Poem: Time Out

    • Sep 1, 2016
  • Poem: Wake

    • Sep 1, 2016
  • More »

Hudson Valley Tweets