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Paper Poetry Prompt Week 12

Useful Beauty

Image by Toni Crowe

All you see is the tall waving sunflower
Eye-popping yellow
Head full of seeds and color
Sunny, bright-looking great
But wait, the flower will not be there long
As a useful beauty
It blooms but one time
The birds and the bees will eat and drink
The delectable seeds will be roasted and consumed
Strong unique coffee will stain your tongue
Or do…




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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Toni Crowe

Toni Crowe

Sarcastic escaped executive. Best-selling author. Writes whatever she wants. Twitter @crowe_toni

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