Ways of Composing by Eve Merriam

Ways of Composing

a mouthful of teeth chattering
afraid to be quiet

a pencil can lie down and dream
dark silver silences

Eve Merriam

Included in the book:
 Poem in Your Pocket for Young Poets: 100 Poems to Rip Out and Read

Paintings by Contemporary Realist 

Christopher Stott

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painting by Christopher Stott