I am untethered
A green globe drifting, floating
Party balloon of the gods
Foiled favor gone too far, let go
Having given up the ghost
Denied the host
A proper gift, goodbye
I will not be played with

— April Resnick

20130819-195840.jpgGreen Balloon, by Tonya Engel

~ by April on August 19, 2013.

2 Responses to “Adrift”

  1. Clever and sad

    • Thanks. It could be, but could also be about freedom, or it could be darkly humorous. I felt all of those things when writing it.

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