A Writer’s Lament

Not the Usual Writing Lesson

By Annette Rey

What do I want to say? Will I tell you things you don’t want to hear?

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By Annette Rey

I heard you speak emotion,
Beautiful Words I have never spoken,
Or ever dreamed to say.
Your flower blooms.

The things you said
To your lover,
I never said before.
I never felt before.

What passion you feel,
What honesty
And bareness of soul.
You inhale life.

Can I ever learn
Such things to say,
Such things to feel?
I dream to love.