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Poemorama 2024: Part 2

Our National Poetry Month celebration continues

Carolyn Hastings
Paper Poetry
Published in
5 min readApr 11, 2024

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A variety of different timbers arranged like wheel spokes around a timber cross-section with concentric rings. Around the perimeter and the inside of the centre circle are the words, ‘Poemorama 2024 Part 2’.
image edited in Canva by author using Bing Image Creator-generated artwork with the prompt: a photographic bird’s eye view of a walnut timber table-top inlaid with fingers of timber in a range of natural timbers including spruce, ebony and mahogany

embedded emotions
like entwined timber fingers
of a marquetry table-top

carefree innocence of spruce
leaden intensity of ebony
snug-hug and stable in walnut

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Carolyn Hastings
Paper Poetry

Well-practiced speech pathologist now practicing to be a children’s book writer — emphasis on practicing.