Poetry

“Upon Poet-Tree”–a cento tribute poem to Verse-Virtual editor Firestone Feinberg

So much excellent poetry and so many familiar names in the pages of Verse-Virtual online literary mag every month I had to re-post this found poem I composed from the editor’s own work. Enjoy!

Trish Hopkinson

I composed the following tribute poem from whole lines found in the original poetry by Firestone Feinberg, exquisite poet and editor of Verse-Virtual.

If you enjoyed this post, please visit the pages of all the fine poets on Verse-Virtual. New issues are posted monthly and submissions are open year round.

Upon Poet-Tree

“A word is but a silhouette― / It says a part but not the whole― / And, too, a shadow― given name― / Denies description of a soul.” –F. Feinberg

Temporary—
the typewriter,
a few words
despite the sad stillness of the moment.
I’ll make a paper airplane—
exhausted by the weather,
the distance in the room,
and the silence of the watercolor sky.
Not dark nor drear, but luminous.
A day unlike another, this
old truth,
when talk is out of place . . .
make apology.
To make—that makes any sense.
You’re living or…

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