This was my submission to a national poetry contest that I heard about via the Ohio Poetry Association’s Facebook Group. I have since misplaced the URL of the website where the description of the contest was located, and I was not a winner, but on the bright side, the experience helped me to complete a new poem on which I had been stuck for a long time. This, without further ado, is that poem: (Oh, and one other thing: At the bottom of this post, I have embedded a video of myself performing the poem.)

Lathe of Lyrics