12-30-17

Joe Strickland 1986 (Hobbysville, SC)



and then,
like a sunrise
after a storm,
I saw in your eyes
the reflection
of my own,
a love
mirrored back,
a validation
long sought,
in that moment,
time stood still,
suspended.
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Written on April 09, 2024

Submitted by JoeStrickland on April 09, 2024

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Scheme ABCBDEFGDHIJK
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 186
Words 45
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 13

Joe Strickland

I'm just a regular, blue collar, working stiff who took an interest in writing poetry many years ago but until recently I haven't had a desire to share any with anyone or pursue publication. I'm an unpublished fork lift operator by night, and a day drinker by choice. I can be followed on Twitter @JoeStricklandSC more…

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