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Poetry Critical 2.0
Hey guys, Donald here.
In a few weeks, this site will be 9 years old. 9 years! And I still know some of the earliest submissions by heart.
But, boy. That’s like 102 in web-years. So it’s time for something new. I’m building that something now with my nights-and-weekend minutes (and plenty of coffee). Buy me a cup?
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|In a Rain Forest|
I am a Creator, Unbeknownst to me. I set my mind loose and it gladly flows free. What came first, the seed or the tree? All we really know is that we exist, and that we breathe.
A moist silver mist forms the early morning dew, I inhale the sweet fragrance of damp mosses in the meadow. (Or do I inspire it?) A gentle wind stirs.
The vibrant orange bird of paradise, boldly fans it's foliage as if to take flight.
My tongue greets the salted air: the back of your neck on a balmy summer night.
For that moment, I am there with you, you with me.
We are one breath, one mind, one creation,
Seed and tree, expressed over time, all at once. In a rain forest.
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