POEM: split

21_split

split

into dozens
of different pieces
until
if you’re lucky
you learn
to pull your
self together
to be who you are

21 June 2013
Auburn AL

(Happy birthday, Arielle!)

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I’m writing a poem a day in 2013. During June, each day’s poem will be inspired by a photo of writer Arielle Brousse doing yoga. I’ve been a fan of her writing for years. Arielle writes the Unforgettable Detritus blog and curates The Sensible Nonsense Project, a collection of writing about people’s favorite childhood books. Thank you to Arielle for allowing me to use the photos, and for all the entertaining and inspiring writing she’s done over the years.

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