everything — even love —
seems to have an edge

to which all

till it’s reached — only to curve

below, under — to wither

never quite alive — & — never quite dead

Selected byNolcha Fox
Image credit:Sumaid pal Singh Bakshi

About the Author: Michael Acker lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has lived in various parts of the world; his early education was in German and French(Munich, Germany).  Mike enjoys writing short poetry, especially with the intent of exploring the possibilities latent in a single image.