Poem in a phone

phone

Squash a sonnet
to a pellet
with a mallet.

Did it!

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Rachel McAlpine

Why you write

reflections

You write because
you decide to write
when a sudden jagged
uninvited light
bites the eye of your mind.

You write because
you don’t not write
the way you used to
not write.

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Rachel McAlpine