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Dragon Feathers

03 April 2021 Saturday Poetry Prompt: say that again?

Photo by David Clode on Unsplash

once he summoned the nerve to square-up and declare himself, upon opening his mouth, cloudy cat’s-eye marbles and blue morpho butterflies spilled from his pressed lips- Barry Dawson IV “Tasty Quid Pro Quo”

Spilling from his pressed lips
Malbec lingering on his palette
grazing her soft skin
lingua like butterflies tickling…

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Ann Marie Steele

Ann Marie Steele

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