Shenoa

The stone cannot understand
the unkindness of water
never stopping, never pausing
to say something as inoffensive as “hello.”

The water keeps moving toward
a band of rocks just below
a beer bottle from an earlier
picnic. It’s getting darker.

The stone drops deeper
into the streambed.

About Lenore Weiss

Lenore's collections include "Tap Dancing on the Silverado Trail" (2011) from Finishing Line Press, “Sh’ma Yis’rael” (2007) from Pudding House Publications, and "Cutting Down the Last Tree on Easter Island" (West End Press, 2012). Her writing has won recognition from Poets&Writers (finalist in California Voices contest) and as a finalist for Pablo Neruda Prize, Nimrod International Journal. The Society for Technical Communication has recognized her work regarding Technical Literacy in the schools. All material is copyrighted on this site and cannot be used without the author's permission.
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