Elegant and understated,
Calloused and serious,
Lending she has never been desperate—
I tell her I have always been desperate.
Possibly I’m overstating.
Surely she has been desperate at least once,
Even though I can only speak for myself,
Dealing as I am with my own heart.
© Mindy Goorchenko, 2018. All rights reserved.
This acrostic piece was written on my porch while watching the lunar eclipse in January. Please visit this link to obtain a print collection of my poetry. Thank you for your support!