borne on the wind


of a waft of butterfly wing


or wrenched


from the heart of loss



love’s crucible


is breath


or lack of it


Sanaa is prompting today at Real Toads offering up a poem by Carol Ann Duffy as inspiration. You can read the poem at the Toads link. The challenge is to write about love, using a common everyday image. Choose your own form or write in free verse

my second poem for day 19/30
the first is here and is a response to the napowrimo Creation Myth prompt.



26 thoughts on “in/out

  1. sanaarizvi says:

    My goodness this is good! It feels like you plucked out the essence of the original and poured it like diamonds into your own! Beautifully executed. Thank you so much for participating, Paul 😀

    Lots of love,

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