I finally had a chance this week to revisit Big Tent Poetry, and I picked a great week to do so. This week’s prompt asked readers to visit Referential Magazine and, following the mission of the magazine, create something new based on a piece of writing or art already present in their content. Here is my first draft attempt, based on a line from the poem “Unreality” by Elizabeth Langemak.
Post Updated 12/18/10: The piece has been revised and submitted. Email me for the full version.
It comes between us, this emptiness,
this knowing we will always be empty,