"Revisions" and "Time Changes"

Written By

Carol Mackey

"Revisions"


It occurred  to me, as I sat down to write,

with the click of a key,

this word, or that, or sentence or phrase,

is gone, wiped out.

There is no  key, to take back the words

and wipe out hurt feelings,

once I have said,

... this word or that-



"Time Changes"


Yesterday was slow

heavy footed and long.

Time today flew

quick and airy light.

The clock measured the minutes,

each hour was the same,

… but time was not.

Carol is a 79-year-old widow living in Maine. She writes Poetry daily, has a “jungle” of houseplants and two older cats in her life. “Writing every day is hard work, but I love it….once it’s done !”