Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

poem- Poetic Ballet March 7, 2021

Filed under: poem,Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:51 am
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Our words

are legacy.

Our hopes, fears, and

dreams pirouette on pages

They jeté into hearts and minds

even after we’ve returned

Á terre.

.

.

(In memory of poet Patrick Lane who left us one year ago today. A lesson I learned from him, “Use specificity in your poems. Don’t just dance, tango!”).

 

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