Mass Poetry supports poets and poetry in Massachusetts. We help to broaden the audience of poetry readers, bring poetry to readers of all ages and transform people’s lives through inspiring verse. We are a 501(c)(3) organization.
but it could be about distraction, static,
white noise salting the air. Open your mouth
and catch it on your tongue. It might taste
sad, like yearning, white sails coming home
or leaving again. You might need to say
if you’re on board, declare colors, finally
undertake that tutorial on knots. Up, over,
around and through. Square, slip or noose.