Paper Poetry
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Paper Poetry

How to Pray

When God told me

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I used to pray
by saying the words
I thought were right -
the words I thought
He wanted to hear.

But there was always
this element of fear
because I wanted to
do it just right
not wrong
but right
so right.



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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Tracy Busby

Tracy Busby


Finger painter of words. I just kind of dump them on the page, swirl 'm around and see how it feels.