Literary Impulse
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Literary Impulse

Literary Impulse Day 1 Prompt: Fragmented View

Chalky Sidewalks

a poem

Thankfully, pies have crust.
I prefer the double crust where
you can’t see the pie filling.
My pie is blueberry…
…and sand.
Cut again to find
marbly cheese,
then delightful blackberries.
Each bite, luscious
and layered with
sweet, chalky sidewalks,
alleys of junk,
sunburns and sambadromes,
and the acrid smoke
of spent…

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Josie ElBiry

3x Top Writer “This Happened to Me”. Creative nonfiction, short fiction and poetry. Thank you for reading.