Autumn Sky Poetry . . . Number 7 . . .

We Missed

An ivory cup,
with remnants of black coffee
and a rich brown ring,
sat alone,
stone cold,
to say
you came,
stayed,
then left.
I'm sorry.

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by Michael A. Wells

Michael A. Wells is a native Missouri poet who has been published in such venues as Boston Literary Magazine, Rockhurst Annual Arts Review, Right Hand Pointing, and Poor MoJo's Almanac(k). His work has appeared in three anthologies and he is editor of Rogue Poetry Review.

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© 2007 Michael A. Wells