AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Frederick Brooke, iNickolaus Pacione, iPeter Ralph, iStacey Chillemi, iAlbert Russo, iSteve Coltman, iBino Pires, i

  Home > Poetry > Stories
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Jennifer Ariadne Park

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Articles
· Stories
· 7 Titles
· 1 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2007

Jennifer Ariadne Park, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Iron Assed and Oil Field Trash
by Carolyn Matherne

An honest and sometimes amusing account of how an LSU football player walked away from a promising athletic career to become part of an elite group, Oil Field Trash...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Thirteen Sick Tasteless Classics
by Jay Dubya

Thirteen Sick Tasteless Classics satirizes and lampoons thirteen famous short fiction works that are given new adult spins...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



   Recent stories by Jennifer Ariadne Park
· Alone in a Strange World
· The Year that Reagan Died
· But my roommate is a nerd
· The Wrapper
           >> View all 5


Share    Print  Save   Become a Fan


Learning to Say Farewell to a Friend      Download this Full Story
By Jennifer Ariadne Park
Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Rated "PG" by the Author.

Share this with your friends on FaceBook

I wrote these poems while visiting a town where a friend lives. We were "on a break" from each other, and apparently I had a lot of feelings to process about that.

7.

It seems Iím always waiting,
  and it seems I never know what for.
The soup has cooled; the bread is dry;
  the butter is warm; the ice has melted.
    Here comes the third glass of water;
      the candle is flickering hard,
        and all the while,
          I have more forks than Iíd ever need.

It seems Iím always looking,
  and I know I look for nothing.
The river has passed; the clouds have dried;
  the birds have flown; the grass is wet.
    And all the more the people keep coming;
      the wind is weak and panting,
        and all the while,
          I wonder why people are burning in the sun.

It seems my hands are hurting,
  and I know Iím writing too much.
The penís exhausted; the paper is low;
  the notebook is heavy, and so is my arm.
    Still the words wouldnít stop and let go;
      less certain become my needs,
        and all the while,
          I have rosemary rotting on my teeth.

5/16/2008, 8 pm, sunny hot day, at a river-side restaurant where I donít expect to run into you

[Please see the PDF file for the rest of the poems.]

     Download this Full Story

Want to review or comment on this short story?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!






Corner Stores In The Middle Of The Block, That Urban Look by Brad Bathgate

Corner Stores in the Middle of the Block, is a hilarious and thought-provoking collection of poems that addresses his personal encounters with females and his appreciation for the ..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Whispers Of The Heart by J. Allen Wilson

WHISPERS OF THE HEART is artist and author J. Allen Wilson's second book of poetry.It can be autographed and shipped within 48 hours of order...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.