Scrittura
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Scrittura

Living Within Your Skin

Wednesday prose poem prompt: scarification

The gray lines on my knee: gray from the dust of driveway gravel, still there after all these years, from an address that was only mine for two years of childhood. A big white rented farmhouse, where mom and I planted red zinnias and dad taught me how to ride my first bike on the grassy hill out back; where we had plum trees, heavy with fruit and dad…

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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