Poetry Book: First Try: A series of poems: Poem one: A stone in concrete

Starting today and for the next five following Mondays, one poem from M. Sakran’s collection of poetry entitled First Try, published by eLectio Publishing, will be featured on this blog.  These poems are the first six poems in the collection.  First Try is available here:


Here is the first poem:

A stone in concrete

Alone in the grayness of same,
the lock of strength holds on always,
and makes the small existence still.
The force and weight of tons of mass,
compress the life of captive held,
and does not slow or move away,
because the held does not matter.

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