April 27 — An Exercise in Form

It’s supposed to be a copy.
It ends up being more like
Mimeograph. The resemblance
Remarkable, but with specks
And shudder marks across
Most of the letters. Because
It’s always a replica. The upward
Falling moments that define your
Happy, and sometimes, render
Your everything else. Remember
The skips in ink from a chipped
Quill, and tears when something
Pushes too far through and rips
What you were so prepared to write.

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For Better or Verse — Poetry Month 2022 et al.

For Better or Verse — Poetry Month 2022 et al.

Philip J. Repko, Ian C. Repko, and Philip E. Repko have been fiddling with words for more than a few years. Here we shall periodically contribute.