Tuesday, January 5, 2016

A Poem by Cherise Wyneken

Washed Up

Magenta colored ripples
coat the lake at sunset
with a heavy film.
I take a breath
deep into the scent of pine
and feel the weight
of your good-bye.

Cherise Wyneken is a freelance writer.  Her articles, stories, and poems--adult and juvenile--have appeared in over two hundred publications, two collections of poetry, two poetry chapbooks, a memoir, a novel, a children's book, a children's audiocassette, and a collection of stories from her life.  She has written a poetry column at:  www.examiner.com/poetry-in-oakland/cherise-wyneken and was nominated for the 2013 Pushcart Prize in poetry.  See also:  http://www.authorsden.com/cherisewyneken

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