2 poems by Anne Mikusinski [Poetry]

Philosophy Lesson

Bumblebees are optimists.

Trusting in gossamer


To carry them through


They are fearless in their


They hover,  absorbing

Everything that interests them

I take my cue from them

And trust my flimsy words

Will hold me




The rain whispers

Playing counterpart to the sounds


Soft tapping of keys

Give birth to ideas

That baby step their way

Across blank pages.

From another room

Brushed drumbeats and low strings

Spread light upon a scene of

Quiet work

And little sleep.


by Anne Mikusinski

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