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This Is Who I Am

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I prefer soft landings and slow starts.
Space to deliberately study a leaf’s lineage.
To feel words as they roll over my tongue.

Is there a river-like cadence?
Or do I need a valley of vowels with voles?
Am I caught in the grey shale shades,
unable to find the blue ones?
Or have I wed my…



Stories that matter. Emotion first and foremost.

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Carolyn Riker

Poetry is my first love. Inspired by intuition & my chunky ginger cat. My favorite place is by the sea, sipping espressos and daydreaming.