Last week, I wrote my first poem in decades. While I’m not sure how well I captured the essence of poetry, I felt brave experimenting outside of my comfort zone. And, I am proud to say there is no hint of rhyming.

I have never claimed “poet” as a moniker. And, I don’t know that I ever should. But, I’d like to think I have an inner, dormant poet who informs my fiction. ‘Tis a fun and freeing thing, to write free verse.




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Sarah Paris

Sarah Paris

Author of Signs My Toddler Has a Drinking Problem (humor collection).Freelance writer of all things. Fiction is my heartbeat. Believer. Adventurer. Semi- funny.

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