Joy’s Ascension/Joan Byrne

Joan’s poem needs to be shared. It light-touch language and imagery make use of the concrete form to produce a wonderful poem worthy of reading time and again. You can read Joan’s poem in issue four of Eye Flash Poetry due out April 2019, order your copy here.

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Joy’s ascension

 

Ah, yes, daughter’s carnival balloon.
She in her stroller, a tethering tie
round her wrist worked loose.
In a blink the joy of
inflatable colour
spiraled away
to a sky of
blues.

 

blues.
to a sky of
spiraled away
inflatable colour
In a blink the joy of
round her wrist worked loose.
She in her stroller, a tethering tie
Ah, yes, daughter’s carnival balloon.

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