My Anchor

An American Sentence for Posted Positive Poetry. the American Sentence was created by Allen Ginsberg because he couldn’t follow the rules for proper classic haiku. It must be a complete sentence and exactly 17 syllables.

My Anchor

“When someone you love becomes a memory…that memory becomes a treasure.” — Unknown

Even after death, you are still my anchor in sad stormy weather.

9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jay Bleu
    Apr 24, 2020 @ 16:50:58

    Such a beautiful post. This past year was the first time someone I was truly “attached” to passed away. You have to experience it to really feel these words. . .


  2. Frank J. Tassone
    Apr 24, 2020 @ 17:58:14

    Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #5: Toni Spencer’s latest #AmericanSentence!


  3. Sherry Marr
    Apr 26, 2020 @ 10:08:34

    Yes. I feel the truth of this.


  4. Jason A. Muckley
    Jul 04, 2020 @ 11:33:26

    Cool! I’ve never heard of this form before… thanks for sharing


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