Poetry 21, 2014

On March 29, 2014

I overheard a man and a woman
talking over coffee
in a Starbucks.
The woman said, “I’m still young.
I’m only forty-nine.”
the man replied,
“that’s not young.”

Prompt: While in a public place, write down occasional sentences you overhear from others’ conversations. Use at least one of them in a poem. NaPoWriMo