Emmy Lu says, “I write poetry to bring some insight into what I think and feel about the joys and challenges I’m confronted with every day, and to thank God for giving me the gift to express it with some originality.”
Here are some of her poems.
Be Careful What You Ask For
Fingers numb, neck stiff, nose red.
Ah, how I dream of a warmer time.
Will it ever come? Will I make it to then?
Months pass. I am expiring at the bus stop.
Fruitlessly fanning my face with a newspaper,
about to dissolve into the concrete.
Why, why did I ever long for a midsummer’s day?…