Shawn L. Bird

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poem-choosing January 2, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 1:46 pm
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I sift and skim


Are you strong enough?

Are you fresh enough?

Words combined and aligned

into sensation and celebration

Are you vibrant enough?

Are you true enough?

I sift and skim,





Today I am working through a collection of poetry that’s been sorted once by theme, then by non-poets for accessability.  Now I’m trying to find the very best to submit for publication. I have to weed out half.  It’s a challenge!  I feel sad for the ones I pitch. 😉


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