Literary Fiction depression 2020 is over! poetry


By Michael McCormick
Jan 26, 2021 · 27 words · 1 minute

find me

Photo by Fernando @cferdo via Unsplash.

From the author: Many of us went to some dark places in the past year. For all of you who've ever been there, you're not alone. If you have suicidal thoughts or other mental health crisis, in the USA call 1-800-273-TALK.

Lantern sputters

in a hollow hole


Eggless shells

groan and crack


The hungry fox

climbs the stair


Eyes shining

in the failing light

This story originally appeared in Poetica.

Michael McCormick

Mike McCormick writes literary and science fiction in his Batman pajamas