new sheets
on a new bed
a new loneliness

4 Responses

  1. Nancy Rapp Says:

    this one packs so much feeling. lovely yet sad.

  2. Mary Stevens Says:

    Love this one, Ben. Thank you for writing it.

  3. jean leblanc Says:

    What a beautiful and powerful example of how repetition can be used effectively in a short poem.

  4. Marion Clarke Says:

    Who doesn’t love new sheets? Ah, but not when they’re on a cold, new bed filled with loneliness. Love your use of repetition here, Ben.

    marion

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