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Speeding Across

Speedy little car
flashes across the Bixby.
Monumental trust.

Bixby Creek Bridge


Inspired by a visit to Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur, CA and posted as a response to the Daily Prompt: Too Big To Fail (I only ran with the title of the prompt…)
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Bruises on Souls

Geranium Leaves

Bands marching in parades show love, no?
Revelry with music and ornamentation!
Unless the honored guests need more than outward adorations.
In which case, what’s a country to do?
Simply ignore bruises on souls? People have. People do. Would YOU?
Elevate the conversation, friends. Rhetoric mends sailors least of all.
Swallow the callow sayings and find bandages in their steads.


Posted for Writing 201 (Poetry) day 3 prompt: Trust. I tried using the double acrostic form with a couple internal rhymes…my head hurts!
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