Annette Pisano Higley : Writing

We

We

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


We who are Of an age to know, Another time of killing, Of Apocalypse Now, Of marches, And assassinations, A time when we stood together And car..
Just A Dog

Just A Dog

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


Just a dog? No. So much more. The bond- Inexplicable. The love- Unconditional. The acceptance- Pure. Giving, Protecting, Enhancing, Healing..
 More Than We Were

More Than We Were

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


The sun rises each morning -or appears to rise, But it actually doesn't. This is an absolute - or appears to be, But it actually isn't. Senses are..
Manchester

Manchester

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


No words can describe it, how didthis begin?Young livesdestroyedthrough some radical sin.How canit happen, how canit be?We look to blame. Is it you?Is..
Shackles

Shackles

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


We have no recourse But to hide The parts of us That bleed, That can't be shared, That can't be mended, That cut too sharp, That run too deep,..
Moving On

Moving On

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


I'm moving on to something new, And I leave a life behind, To think not of the good or bad, No more will I rewind. And in a rushing river I will ..
Long Live Rock

Long Live Rock

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


Marley wails, Beatles beat, Who’s who On Dylan’s street. Doors open, Airplane flies, Hendrix’ Banner Mystifies. Stones roll,..
The Choice

The Choice

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


Hey, Wait a minute, Please, I remember you Vaguely , yes but I remember you From the time before. Hey, While we're both standing here For a ..
Night Train

Night Train

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


Riding far above the fray Number six subway Elevated train to the city. On a Saturday night. Middletown Road to 42nd Street. Passengers peering o..
R.I.P.

R.I.P.

A Poem by Annette Pisano Higley


Back in the days When factories spewed smoke and survival, When big cities lived On the blood of their workers, My father was a paper-printer, a b..