Wednesday, April 1, 2009

NaPoWriMo Day 1: Metaphor

Insomnia

Sleep was a silky fish
eluding me last night.

I tried to catch it
with the net of my dreams

but it wiggled out of reach
through cloudy thoughts

then taunted me
with its wide-eyed stare.

6 comments:

DivinePoetess said...

I like!

christine said...

Hey, I really like this! I'm all about short poems these days, with vivid imagery. Nice work.

jimmmaaa said...

I like the fishing images, Linda. Good work

Meena Iyer said...

Ah I love it!!! totally!!

watermaid said...

Short but good. A nicely wrought metaphor.

Erin Davis said...

Great metaphor! That fish was staring at me last night...

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