Like Memories

by Gabrielle L Gervais

The monkeys have escaped from the barrel.

Parading ridiculously across my tight mouth and taking shelter in my hair,
They twist themselves around my lashes and pull tears from my eyes.


Posted on 10/25/2006
Copyright © 2023 Gabrielle L Gervais

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 10/25/06 at 02:03 PM

I agree with J. Serna completely. Creative and quickly and effectively to the point.

Posted by David R Spellman on 10/25/06 at 10:18 PM

LOL! What a sight to behold - wonderfully stated!

Posted by Melissa Arel on 09/04/07 at 01:38 PM

this is GREAT! :) so creative!

Posted by David R Spellman on 03/09/08 at 01:02 PM

Hey - Congrats on POTD!!!

Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 03/09/08 at 04:52 PM

A great POTD!

Posted by Jane E Pearce on 03/13/08 at 10:12 PM

Beautiful few lines. Yes memories are like that. Jane

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