Paper Poetry
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Paper Poetry


Upon a Fence Beribboned, a Hummingbird

’Tis the season of light despite the darkness

Upon a fence beribboned with pine garlands, snowflakes, and dew-dappled red bows, a Grace I yearn to cup in my hands and savor, sip by sip, alights.

Raw, awesome, beguiling.
as the Five & Dime greenery
is not,



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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Jenine "Jeni" Baines

There was a star riding through clouds one night, & I said to the star, ‘Consume me’… — Virginia Woolf