All else, a blur

Wrapped in a fleece blanket I saw you, In the nurse’s arms So little A frown between your baby brows Were you really mine? A tadpole, hair standing up Big, black eyes blinking Locked with mine Smiled And made me theirs Forever The world around faded Was, just you Just me And that one moment…

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Fragrance: Awakens a Myriad Sensations

Woke up this morning to find an announcement that I had won the Certificate of Outstanding Performance for the below poem on the prompt “Fragrance”. That which wafts through the air, Carried by the wind, tickles my nostrils, Rises, ebbs; percolates each cell, each sinew fills, Awakens my senses, conjures an image, invigorates, Plays hide…

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