Scrittura
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Scrittura

Crimson Tide Sand

Saturday Poetry Prompt: shadow selves

Photo by Gary Ellis on Unsplash

Those colors — the tie-dye aberrations of self leaking through my fissured skin — drip, drip dropping down cabernet cheeks upon my page — landing in puddles at my feet I hope to swim in — to eventually tread water above the wake

fluid colors red and blue
zipped across my windows cold
time and time again there danced
color red that turned to…

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Ann Marie Steele

Ann Marie Steele

I pen poetry about love and loss, what I observe and experience — I write about hope. My writing has been described as resiliently defiant.