Friday 5 May 2017

1 Poem by Mark Senkus


with age the years
tend to become
the thunder rolling
off in the distance

your accumulated
life becomes
the foggy storm
seemingly miles away

if you stare and squint
you might sometimes
see the faint glow
of thin lightning
out toward that far


Mark Senkus lives in Michigan's Upper Peninsula  and works as a psychotherapist.  He has appeared in Chiron Review, Pif Magazine, Miller's Pond, and Rattle Poetry Journal.  He was widely published in the small press poetry underground of the late 1990s.  He recently began writing again after a twelve year hiatus from poetry.

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