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Below is the poem entitled Nine which was written by poet Judith Palmer. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Nine Months
Not nine and a half
Still hurting
Broken heart

Nine Weeks
Not nine and a half
Too old for that
Too old by half

Nine Days
Not nine and a half
Still counting
I know it's daft

Nine Minutes
Not nine and a half
Tears flowed
To, fro and aft

Nine seconds
Not nine and a half
Writing these words
And now its past.

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  1. Date: 10/6/2010 3:17:00 AM
    Interesting write, holding onto hope and trying to stop or slow down time. Mabe off on this one but an excellent piece. Thanks for commenting on my work.

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 1:13:00 PM
    Very awesome and intriguing write on Nine, enjoyed the twist, Judith

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 12:02:00 PM
    From what I am reading this afternoon it looks as if everyone found some inspiration to write this weekend. Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry with us today Judith. Love, Carol