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Pouring Water Into a Pessimist

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Can I swim the desert where the sea died or does sand filled lungs fear drowning?
Out where my echo coughs with grit tomorrow is an erasure wind condemned to whisk a footprint’s progression into the mirage of never begun.
Hope is a doorway placed in the middle of empty to pour a glass half full.
The why is known…The can be encouraged.
I am a river of one hoping to become a flood filled with dreamers.
©Susie Clevenger 2020

The Sunday Muse #92
Poets and Storytellers United ~ Writer's Pantry #4

Winter's Kiss ~ Haiku

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first winter blown kiss delicate frosting of love echoes through snowflakes
©Susie Clevenger 2020

Carpe Diem #1797 New Beginnings ~ First Snow

Writing My Sky

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With the pity of seagulls this human rock flew a puppet’s journey where mist swallows marsh.
In the birdsong of capture I felt gravity’s war with sky.
Through palms clutching air the wind read my fortune…
Your wings are feathers of ink. If you wish to soar the heavens, don’t build a cage with empty pages.
©Susie Clevenger 2020
Sunday Muse #89