National Poetry Month: Issue 6

National Poetry Month rolls on. We continue with another poem from yesterday's featured poet, Marie Loeffler. This poem took me instantly to the Chicago hotel lobby. Thanks again to Marie for her participation in the Poetry Month blog roll!

Cape Cod (The Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL)*   by Marie Loeffler

"Lets Get Lost"
lilts from a speaker
as the bartender
shines a martini glass,
and we chat
about Chet Baker's
roiled past,
drinking nothing
but the smooth
brandy of that voice.

*Cape Cod was previously published in Third Wednesday


Marie Loeffler has published poems in the Lilliput Review, Third Wednesday, Verse Wisconsin, The Journal of Musician, Echoes 2012 Anthology, and the 2013 Wisconsin Poets' Calendar. She has written poetry chapbook reviews for Verse Wisconsin. She also writes freelance interviews, classical music reviews, and articles for Isthmus The Daily Page (Madison, WI). She's a member of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets and SCBWI. She instructs violin through the University of Wisconsin - Waukesha and Carroll University.

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