This poem by Emily Dickinson is short but so powerful. Pieces like this make me believe I can keep doing short poetry, because it is impactful.
This quiet Dust was Gentlemen and Ladies
And Lads and Girls –
Was laughter and ability and Sighing
And Frocks and Curls.
This Passive Place a Summer’s nimble mansion.
Where Bloom and Bees
Exists an Oriental Circuit
Then cease, like these –