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Paper Poetry Prompt #4

Blessings to the Small Creatures in the Night

Inspired by ‘In the Pinewoods, Crows, and Owl’, by Mary Oliver

A night hawk drifts
in the palm of the night.

She sees us as
easy prey
as our small
inner narratives
eat us from inside,
tasting bits
that seek the light
searching for…

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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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