Slice of Life/Day in a Poem (Day 9): Hearts Like Ours Hold Poems

(This is for the Slice of Life challenge, hosted by Two Writing Teachers. We write on Tuesdays about the small moments in the larger perspective and then all through March — every single day  …  You write, too.)

It begins
in ink,
a request
to think,
a chance
to write,
I think,
I might …

(The National Writing Project has a connection to PEN Ukraine, which has asked NWP for poems and writings as a show of support, pieces which will be shared with writers in Ukraine. I wrote the following poem to share.)

Poem for Ukraine PEN Friends

Peace (to this broken world),

  1. Kevin — Yes.

    We hold poems — to keep tomorrow’s awakening…

    This is such a powerful poem of the time. Each line tugged on my heart and the hopes for those poets and all half a world away. ~ Sheri

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