Erasure Poem & new Ways We Are Post

So, last night I went to see a friend of mine sing upstate in a church band. My friend, since she was going to be up on stage the whole time, introduced me to another friend of hers, so I wouldn’t be alone in the sanctuary. Her friend was lively and chatty and so very friendly. She handed me a scrap of paper torn out of what I assume was an old romance novel.

Here, she said. While we wait, let’s make erasure poems!

So, there I found myself, sitting in a church, making poems out of trashy romance pages. It was fun. I like my life. Here’s one.

form her

go over to

the door,

silent prayer,



sudden crush–

the world,

and he so fair.


And now, click for a new Ways We Are Lost Blog!


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