Paper Poetry
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Paper Poetry

POEMORAMA AT PAPER POETRY

First Speech

A senryu inspired by my husband and son

Author’s Photo

Paper shields my face.
Forty-two eyes wait for me
to talk about sharks.

Two experiences inspired this poem. One filled me with joy, the other with anger.

Joy

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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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Adrienne Parkhurst

Adrienne Parkhurst

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Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.