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lil  ·  1077 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Today's Writing Prompt: This Is What It's Like

  This is what it's like to toss fear, 

wet, across the ground where it will

run in rivulets with mud and melting


I came back to read these lines again today and I'm amazed at how raw and fresh they are. Have you published any poems?

TheGreatAbider16  ·  1077 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Oh gosh, thanks so much! That is very kind of you to say. I grinned at a few of your lines as well, especially this one, which resonated with me:

    but instead buy a carton of juice for the boyfriend

    not wanting to be doctrinaire

    about anything, even orange juice.

I have indeed published poems in Maudlin House, Rat's Ass Review, Poetry Pacific, and The Scarlet Leaf Review. I haven't been submitting much lately and have hit a bit of a dry spell in my writing, but I plan to get back into the swing of things soon! I'd love to appear in lit.cat -- it's such a fun publication with mixed media, which I appreciate.

lil  ·  1077 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I was just looking through previous #todayswritingprompt and found another lovely thing you wrote.