Scrittura
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Scrittura

Dragon Flesh

Free verse poetry

auspicious is this new moon
when I emerge — fen shore
beckoning, no longer nymph
fast away to find food
a teneral with weakened wings
yet hunger spurs all species

me? a blue-tailed damselfly
and I take my time
four-winged kinetic pride
but soon I
return to…

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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.