Scrittura
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Scrittura

Clarion

Saturday Poetry Prompt: a borrowed stanza

I was going to ask
about you,
but between the sounds
and the voice,
the crow
got the question

and I am glad
it rose up voiceless
out of me, a shade,
in wild silence,
into barren branches
to the crows

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Michelle Berry Lane

Earthling, Writer, Teacher, Learner; Attending to thresholds and the uncovering of meaning. Grad student: MA-Theopoetics & Writing; taught kids sci/nature 25+y