Wish Tableau

My photograph “Wish” was published in print, and online in the The Blue Hour Anthology, 3rd Volume, last year


By Christopher Rupley


I wish I could wish

like we did as kids,

fighting over weeds,

making sure the gusts

of wind from our mouths

removed every strand


© Christopher Rupley


(The form is called Tableau, and the structure is: 6 lines, 5 beats per line with no set rhyme scheme, unless that tickles your fancy, and the title has to include the work Tableau, simply because, ‘Tableau’ means picture. 


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