joanne faries

Sidewalk Chalks

smeared rainbow
uneven hopscotch
smudged hearts
crooked flowers
smattering lines

mimic brain waves
of young artist

kid loose on the world
makes a mark
only to hear thunder
rain drops splatter

ephemeral dreams

Joanne Faries (WordSplash at WordPress and Blogspot), originally from the Philadelphia area, lives in Texas with her husband Ray. Published in Doorknobs & Bodypaint, she also has poems in Magnapoets, and Silver Boomer anthologies. Joanne is the film critic for the Little Paper of San Saba. Look for her humorous memoir My Zoo World: If All Dogs Go to Heaven, Then I’m in Trouble on Amazon.