Aftermath

Aftermath

the settling of ashes.
the loss between
house and souls 

windows left open
unwashed plates
front door half open
a pink ribbon
on the floor 

cloud shadows
paint the yard,
gliding over
chairs and toys
like still life
before sunset


Dr. Roger Singer is a Poet Laureate Emeritus of Connecticut, and past president of the Connecticut Shoreline Poetry Chapter, in association with the Connecticut Poetry Society.  He has had over 1,250 poems published on the internet, magazines and in books and is a 2017 Pushcart Prize Award Nominee. 

[image: Allan Mas | Colourful plastic toys in garden | Pexels.com

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