A strip of sun
spills onto the coffee table,
splitting it into two dark halves.
One half hold this morning’s paper
One half is empty, expectant,
and still hopeful.
Greg Gregory is retired, but worked in educational media for over 30 years. His first love has always been language and the printed word. He has been published in the US, Canada, and England in publications including California Quarterly, Windsor Review, Poetry Nottingham, and The Aurorean.