Reading Poems

Reading Poems


Throughout the day

I shall read poems.

Poems once written by two lovers

in the throes of passion.


Though companions,

they differ in their voice

and choice of words.


Picking up a book,

as time allows,

I search each passage,

living in the vicarious 

enjoyment of others.


One speaks to me in

metaphors and prose,

While the other in

abstract dimensions.


Always teasing the imagination,

a treat, no a full dessert. 

Each morsel to be devoured

with sheer delight


Throughout the day

I shall read poems,

and dream them into the night

Ann Christine Tabaka

Ann Christine Tabaka has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry, has been internationally published, and won poetry awards from publications. She lives in Delaware, USA.  She loves gardening and cooking.  Chris lives with her husband and two cats. Her most recent credits are: Ariel Chart, Page & Spine, West Texas Literary Review, Oddball Magazine, The Paragon Journal, The Literary Hatchet, The Stray Branch, Trigger Fish Critical Review, Foliate Oak Review, Better Than Starbucks!, Anapest Journal, Mused, Apricity Magazine, The Write Launch, The Stray Branch, Scryptic Magazine, Ann Arbor Review, The McKinley Review. *(a complete list of publications is available upon request)


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