“A Cheese Omelet at Midnight” is among the Day Twenty-five offerings of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project (9 poets have agreed to write 30 poems apiece in 30 days, to raise funds for Tupelo Press, a non-profit literary publisher). Many thanks to Pleasant Street who sponsored and provided the title.
A Cheese Omelet at Midnight
You can’t ever leave without saying something,
no matter how insipid. That sweater looks good
on you. It’s supposed to rain tomorrow. I’m sorry
I burned the omelet. Nasdaq has plunged 3%…
To see the rest of the poem, click here
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Tomorrow’s poem is titled “Something Lost, Something Trivial,” thanks to the kindness and generosity of Darryl Williams.
Thank you for your support! Only 5 poems to go!