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Walking Through the Hollow

Prose poem prompt

Walking home, well after midnight
collar up, and soft winds blowing,
my thoughts offering little in compromise,
I want to be happy, just can’t find my way.

Darkness before me — not depression, just
some trees forming an arch — to honor
me as I walk beneath it on the road. Walking
toward…

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We often tailor our words and opinions to the occasion. Cutting here, editing there to make sure we don’t offend. The truth is seldom offensive — for very long. In the end it will prevail.

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Joe Luca

Top Writer in Humor and Satire. I love words. Those written, and those received. I’m here to communicate & comment. To be a part of a greater whole.