Look outside my window and see dark grey.
it is a wall. There used to not be a building. They built it.
Depending on what time of the day it was, I see light
streaming through the gaps.
It is summer, so bright glow.
I sit on the edge of my bed
remember how wonderful it was before the wall was built?
There was a smaller house next door, with a sheet roof.
I could see the blue sky and the cottony clouds floating by.
The sounds float away when your focus is
It does not matter if you
completed or not, you will feel calm enough
doing it the night before
letting the cool breeze caress your face and pages.
Play some music and this is practically all you want in life.
Some food would also be nice, but if you were not hungry,
I suppose the window without the wall is
Oh this was FUN! It was an erasure poem following the prompt by NaPoWriMo. Here’s the whole text that I wrote:
I’m attempting these prompts with Parvathi over at Queen Talks and these prompts, “The Lonely Astronaut” were set by Amanda Torroni and Tyler Kent White. I’m combining prompts from these and the Official NaPoWriMo.