Poem: “The Savage Summer”

This poem is a brief departure from my normal work, which puts an emphasis on humor and grand metaphors. Instead, this poem chronicles the strange adventures I had two summers ago in Germany. I was 16 years old and experiencing a new country. I wrote most of this either while in Germany or afterwards. Only recently did I write newer material and mesh it with older lines to create this patchwork poem. Leave your thoughts below. I hope you enjoy.

About derekberry

Derek Berry is a novelist, poet, and student located in Charleston, SC.

Posted on December 28, 2011, in Poems, Poetry, Teenagers, Writing and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. belleofmountains

    Impressive and electrifying! Well written…and well performed!

    ~Belle

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