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Read Poems by Alvin Thomas Ethington

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flies trapped
inside rice jar
I ask him to leave

Copyright © Alvin Thomas Ethington | Year Posted 2011


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  1. Date: 5/21/2016 10:24:00 AM

    Alvin, well penned. Enjoyed reading your thoughts and words today. *SKAT*
  1. Date: 1/26/2012 12:31:00 AM

    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. Nice short write.
  1. Date: 1/24/2012 8:52:00 AM

    Congratulations on your featured poem this week Alvin. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 11/14/2011 2:39:00 PM

    Hi Alvin; this is a nice moment. It's a little short for me, though. And I wonder about L3 'him'? Since in L1 you have 'flies', plural, should L3 read 'I ask them to leave'? Again, it's a nice moment. Thanks, Jim