“Suspended Animation,” a brief poem about the mental discomfort and anguish caused by isolation during the COVID-19 crisis.
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“Dill Weed Dreaming,” a short poem tying love and loss to the changing of the seasons. Inspired by the power of smell.
“Song for the Gallows,” a very short poem about crime and punishment.
“Like Butterflies,” a short philosophical poem exploring life and human mortality through a universal perspective.
“O Drums,” a lyrical poem in the form of a mantra featuring repetition and a message about love, self-reliance, and resilience.
“Is It Any Wonder?” A short poem drawing inspiration from current events, “America the Beautiful,” and a darkening view of the future.
The music diary continues with an exploration of three more songs I’ve had on repeat. Two from Sufjan Stevens, plus one more.
I announce the four winners of the second Voyage of the Mind Poetry Day, theme metamorphosis. Celebrate with us!
“Canary in the Coal Mine,” a short poem exploring trust issues in the realm of love. Paranoia, anxiety, and allusion to wire-tapping.
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