Paper Poetry
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Paper Poetry

IPOETRY-PAPER POETRY PROMPT

Familiar Notes

The spectral glow of lingering thoughts

Words hover in my throat
and out they pop
as I point two fingers
to push the specter back in
I’ve said these words a thousand times
yet they linger
somewhere between
my head
and my chest

The specter is present
in a rhythmic thud of emotions
within me
over these months of solitude
now that my…

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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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Tamara Naidoo

Global-Scale Thinker, an everyday girl in international relations