Wednesday, October 17, 2007

A man came home,
and cried into his hands .
He took them to his wife
and said as he threw them,
I return to you
the only things you ever gave.

4 comments:

Lioness said...

This is powerful. The imagery of pain and frustration is vivid.

janetleigh said...

Oh, wow, this is brilliant, Brian. I'm so glad to be here reading your work because you have a unique way of looking at things and putting it perfectly into words. This poem will not soon be forgotten by me. I wish I had written it. Seriously. It's so damm good!

Brian said...

Hey Janet, thanks for reading and commenting on so many poems. I'm glad that you enjoy them. I'm looking forward to getting to know your poetry better through the I promise blogroll!

janetleigh said...

I had to come back and read this one again, Brian. Awesome, just awesome.