You chose me from a hundred score
and took my secrets for your own.
Now, time’s accursed bugle blown,
I carry on but little more.
You brought to me what poets seek
and love struck still your dreams I hold. .
I keep them safe and hear them speak
in empty rooms of endless cold.
Phil Huffy is a reformed attorney from Rochester, New York, USA. Before turning to poetry, he hobbied for years as a
songwriter and solo performer. He often writes from personal experience as he would like to remember it.
Recent placements include The Lyric, Gold Dust, Lighten Up Online and three haiku journals.