Autumn Sky Poetry . . . Number 12 . . .

O.P.W. Fredericks is a retired Registered Nurse from Pennsylvania. His poetry and short stories reflect human interaction and the human condition as interpreted by his philosophy of life as well as recollections from his childhood and his career. He is the administrator of a private poetry forum and serves as a moderator for the Academy of American Poets discussion forum. His poetry and short stories have previously appeared in The Externalist and is forthcoming in Philadelphia Poets Journal.

Look out - a cinquain

     by O.P.W. Fredericks

       for Justin

A sigh.

Friend are you there?
Have too many years passed?
Forgive my time away. I’ve brought

My son.

© 2009 O.P.W. Fredericks