(Image: “Talus” by Antoni Ooto)

So It Is Said

opening weather
listening to clouds

writing poetry, they say,
is a form of concentrated listening

ears follow whispers
skin touched unexpectedly

someone is shaking out words
a long bridge to a sentence

vacant spaces
writing places
coming clearer
trampled onto the page

just a minute ago
that, which almost became…
still unfinished

Judy DeCroce, https://www.linkedin.com/in/judydecroce/ a former teacher, is a poet/flash fiction writer whose work has been published in Cherry House Press: An Anthology (Upcoming April, 2019) Pendora Magazine, The Sunlight Press, Nightengale & Sparrow, riverbabble, Nixes Mate Review, Pilcrow & Dagger, Red Eft Review, Front Porch Review, Amethyst Review, An Upstate of Mind, as well as Palettes & Quills, and Writers & Books.  She is a professional, storyteller and teacher of that genre.  Judy lives and works in upstate New York with her husband, writer Antoni Ooto.