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 Shalamar Sibley
 Shalamar Sibley
Protest Words
by Shalamar Sibley  FollowFollow
Likes the creativity of juxtaposition. Is a doctor who also finds time for writing poetry and short prose. Enjoys the spark and excitement more comes from picking up the pen and imagining whatever lies beyond. And likes getting lost in the woods, and cooking dinner with her 2 kids and husband. She has one cat, Lucille, a tabby who is immensely talented at chewing up houseplants and clawing up carpet.
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Issue 109 · poetry
free verse ·  
Protest Words
My words are bursting distractions,
hell-bent bombers that stream through dark rifts.
These words – orange periwinkle, purple lemon
are a defiant thrust against the unfathomable.
These words – conniving Promethean imps,
are Imposters cracking wise. They
leave me speechless, dare me to
give them the poetic license,
free rein to miss the point,
that they might grasp bare
essentials in infinite
detail-sweet, brave –
of things beyond


  1 week ago
way good keep writing


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