Thursday, April 30, 2015

If Only You Had Known (a Poem for Day Twenty-Nine of PAD)

The prompt for day twenty-nine is to write a what nobody knows poem.

Photo by Roberto Valdés
Everyone Misses You

If Only You Had Known

What nobody knows is ex-
            actly how many people
dropped to their knees
and gave up on living
when they heard you had

What nobody knows is whether
            you’d have kept on living
if you had known
they all cried
when you said