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Scrittura

There Is a Notion

A Prose Poem on Getting Unblocked

Photo by 辰曦 on Unsplash

There is a notion that someone is watching me from behind; who is
watching me? And meanwhile, a quixotic sky is too high for me to grasp,
to escape, it’s bleeding yellow letters so very high, high. What are they saying
to me? Why can’t I touch them? My hand stretches out like a swan,
delicate yet fierce as it journeys up and up into lace clouds, stitched with words…

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Jane Smallwood

Jane Smallwood

Passionate about poetry; mine is a work in progress. I’m an editor who reads a lot, but when I read in my free time, I don’t change a word. Love to paddleboard!