did we gnash our teeth
a bluebird needn’t ask
if the air
will lift her feathers
*Published by Human/Kind Journal on 10/28/20
Note: This is the debut of the poetic form, Socratic verse, which I created. If you are interested in writing your own, here is the blueprint: At the heart of Socratic verse is a desire to explore the unknown, both internally and externally, through lyrical and surreal dialogue. Each part consists of 1 - 5 lines.