I thought it was time to share more of my “rejects” with you.
Grape Stomp (One of the poems I submitted to The Judds Hill Wine website).
Shoeless sticky feet stomp inside vats
Squishing grapes of multi colors
Between water and dyed toes
Sometimes the sound deafens
Others – not so much
For child at heart
And the bored
Deja Vu (A 91 word memoir that was submitted to one of Gotham’s many writing contests).
Memories flood my mind — Bernie escorting Mom to and from the beauty shop; up the front stairs into our house; to get ice cream — as we walk into the retinologist’s office for my monthly eye shot. Two years have passed since I started this terrifying journey and it’s more difficult each visit. I wonder if this will keep the vision loss at bay long enough for me to volunteer for stem cell therapy eye trials. I summon my courage as we pass through the sliding door…
So my blogging friends, what is the point of this post? Be brave. Don’t give up on your dreams. What’s a little rejection along the road to our success? Onward!