R.V. Doon


The Poet


The Poet is a dramatic short story of 4,760 words. The piece features three, original romantic poems titled: Lip Signals, The Kiss Necklace, and Saint Love for your reading enjoyment. If you like a little poetry mixed with conflict, The Poet is tailor made for you. At the core of the story rests an undiscovered secret.

Melissa Saint is a single mother with deep regrets that haunt her. In a collegiate coffee house setting during a poetry reading, she confronts the pain of her actions. Kara, her rebellious daughter, reveals her suffering through self destructive decisions unaware she’s haunted by her mother’s biggest secret.

The three poems make this story well worth the read!