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Hi 🙂

 

 

girl jumping for joyAn uncaged verse

Floats,

Stretches its limbs far into the margins,

Dances ‘cross a page because it can;

Twirls over conventional lines.

Sits back

When it likes,

Takes a breath in deeply

Holds it

Savours the taste.

Luscious language lingering long 

In a 

Tantalising tale.

 

How freeing.

 

I think I may have mentioned before that a lovely published author once sent me a letter (having read a selection of my poems a friend had shoved through his letterbox without my knowledge) assuring me that he thought I would be in print one day, but all the same should test the horizons of non-rhyming poetry.  In the 25 years (!) since, Free Verse and I have definitely become chums…

 

 

[Pic is from here]

 

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2 Responses to “Free”

  1. Jane Wright Says:

    Very nice

  2. Montaffera Says:

    Thanks x

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