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Paper Poetry

Ark of Deliverance

A poem dedicated to my dear friend Toni Lawson and to you

Words and image courtesy: the author

I remember us
sitting on my dorm bed.
Our eyes closed
you prayed for me…
I smelled cinnamon and sugar.

Over the years,
from your art-shows in Miami, Atlanta,
Long Island, you’d say you longed for peace and…



We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but we believe that handwritten words on paper is still meaningful to some poets.

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Penofgold loves to write, calligraph, and dance. A part-time therapist, her biggest visions are for people healing, and the unity of our planet.