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The Old House

28 April 2021 Wednesday Prose Poem Response

The Original Homestead taken by Author

The pipes have burst. Wallpaper soup pooling around my ankles. Denial, it’s not my house and I am not drowning. It’s all in my head.

The furniture is reminiscent of Dali, or it’s a side effect of the lead-based paint. Either way, it doesn’t much matter now.

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Niki Madore

Niki Madore

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An avid reader, poet, deep thinker, skier, and occasional skydiver. Always encouraging others to begin their journey to live authentically.