Sunday Evening by Tom Montag

The slip-knot
tightens.

Another week
gone to nothing.

All the promise
comes to darkness.

All of hope,
to emptiness.

Tom Montag head shot

Tom Montag is most recently the author of In This Place: Selected Poems 1982-2013. In 2015 he was the featured poet at Atticus Review (April) and Contemporary American Voices (August), with other poems at Hamilton Stone Review, The Homestead Review, Little Patuxent Review, Mud Season Review, Poetry Quarterly, Provo Canyon Review, Third Wednesday, and elsewhere.

 

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