NaPoWriMo: Day 23 (Response to a Poem)

Poetry Prompt from NaPoWriMo: Write a poem that responds, in some way, to another. This could be as simple as using a line or image from another poem as a jumping-off point, or it could be a more formal poetic response to the argument or ideas raised in another poem.

I can still picture the book cover, feel the rough pages, and remember the smell. He didn’t even need to open it.

Leon Stevens is a blogger, composer, artist, and an author of three books (so far): Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures, Journeys: Eight Original Pieces fir Classical Guitar and The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories.

Originally published at http://linesbyleon.com on April 23, 2021.

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