After All These Years

A comet again
swings by earth
without even stopping
for a cup of coffee
missing the opportunity
to hear the gossip
about Marcia Hopkins
leaving her husband
after all these years
putting herself
back in circulation
now swinging by
the newly divorced
neighbor’s house. 

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Lynn lives in Madison Wisconsin and is a singer/songwriter as well as a poet. His latest poetry collection is These Little Scenes from Fireweed Press. He has served as treasurer and regional vice president for The Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. He is also on the board of the Madison Songwriters Guild and performs occasionally around the Madison area.