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Saturday Poetry Prompt: provoking the theatrical

My day-dream self was a champion water-skier by age ten, horizontal to the water on a razor edge. She held close the fantasy of being a doctor or a writer or a baseball star. Of late, when my brain is unraveling, I see myself in full swing, the bat arcing behind my calves as the tinny, crackling echo of a skyward ball reverberates around a crowd hushed and…



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Josie ElBiry

3x Top Writer “This Happened to Me”. Creative nonfiction, short fiction and poetry. Thank you for reading.