Prompt: Required Reading
Love and feeding
Some still breathingNot conceding
New news leading
Time: 14 minutes
As I say, I'm not a poet. I'm immature when it comes to using the tools of poetry, but this was an exciting exercise in that it reminded me again how just a few words can tell a story with great impact. It took much longer to write this way than when I follow my usual path. It certainly stretched me more than my typical response pattern would have done.