The Crunch of Peanuts

The Crunch of Peanuts

A Poem by Anna Auel

a pity party in a paddle pool
blood like geranium
flowering
blooming up and out
I'm sorry when you chose this circus
shell, that it was bowed and gangly
and its protruding spines gored you
as they toppled

While Shakespeare splashed across 
the screen--it made a print
of madness--
we drag our secrets, they trail behind
us in tails,
cans clanging against the asphalt
bottle caps cutting
the dirt and catching our ankles,

a reminding weight.

© 2012 Anna Auel


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This is pretty awesome,
I enjoyed this.
love the part at the end "A reminding weight"
Amazing!

Posted 9 Years Ago


I love the tongue twister and the poetry technique that starts with an A~
Good job. I now want to laugh carelessly while eating peanut bits & and watching a circus~

Posted 9 Years Ago


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Added on March 28, 2012
Last Updated on April 1, 2012
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Anna Auel
Anna Auel

Shepherdstown, WV



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I graduated in 2010 from a small liberal arts college with a degree in English. I work for a periodontist during the day, in my spare time--though I long to make it full-time, but am stymied by the ne.. more..

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