Blank Canvas On Bloody Pavement by Dan Holt

It is said that a blank canvas
is the saddest sound
in the world

That was
the only thing he said to me
before he stepped off the ledge

And as I watched him fall
hurtling silently toward the pavement
I knew exactly what he meant

Dan Holt is blues singer/songwriter/recording artist, poet and fiction author from a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. He has produced 11 albums of original music along with various singles and eps. Like most writers, his work has been published in various online and print journals. After many years away from the poetry scene, Dan has returned to writing poetry in 2021.