Have I Offended You?

Nicole Lyons/The Lithium Chronicles

Nicole Lyons

Have I offended you enough?
Is today the day when you will
type your pedantic verses
on the not quite organic paper
you were lucky enough
to find, buried under last year’s
lonely hearts Valentine card
stock in a flash Friday
two for one sale at Chrissy’s
Cuts and dollar bargain free-for-all?

Have I offended you enough?
Is today the day when you will
gather your witches, clock
the moon and mercury two
days too late and huddle
under the laughing moon
and cast your silly words
and maybe a ripple or two my way?

I hope I have offended you enough.
I hope today is the day when you will
pull your head out of the clouds
and your ass out of the water.
I hope today is the day when you will
greet the anger in your heart
and wring the pain from your soul,
so I can…

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Author: Nicholas Gagnier

Poet and writer. Ottawa, ON, Canada

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