Mindful Writing Day

circular stain
on wooden steps – remnant
of jack-o-lantern

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This poem was written in response to the Mindful Writing Day prompt at Writing Our Way Home.

NaNoWriMo word count for day one: 1,953.


small stone: January 9

red and green lights
reflecting on silver train
in the morning dark

“Danse of the Floreadores”
by Duke Ellington
playing on my iPod

it was Christmas again
for a moment