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An abecedarian poem. source All my life, I’ve Battled with the Consequences of being an only Daughter. Taught to stay silent, Eclipsed by emotions For a son, constantly belittled. Going through the motions, I ran, Heart pounding, head hurting, Intentionally sidelined, constantly Just shunted and told to Keep it all in. Let it all go, like My […]

Shades

An echo verse The night came in shades, fades into brilliant storms, forms pieces of us past the bed that creaks, ekes a space in my heart, dart past the lines in sand, bend genuflections from the waist faced with memories of grace, place your hand upon mine, find your place in my heart, art […]

Fibs*

Life Comes Knocking — Crashing in When you don’t answer. Some people just can’t take a hint. *This form of poetry is called a Fib, based on the Fibonacci sequence, and is usually 1-1-2-3-5-8.  This piece was first published on Medium, by Poetry-in-Form. If you’d like to read more of my other poetry and prose, feel […]