Today's poem is by Tara Skurtu


The soul is a white mouse
burrowed inside the mouth
of a sleeping child until he yawns.

Easier to leave the soulless boy
asleep than catch the mouse
by its tail.

Copyright © 2017 Tara Skurtu All rights reserved
from The Amoeba Game
Eyewear Publishing
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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