NaPoWriMo 2021 Day 10

Eve Was Framed, by Mimi DiFrancesca

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Untitled #10 by Larry Mawby

when you read the poem,

aloud or in your mind,

appreciate the silences

between each word,

the smaller silences between

syllables & the smallest

soundlessness among the letters;

the cadenced silences

after commas, at line ends

& after periods.

as well as those between stanzas.

savor the silences you insert

when you take a breath,

marking your track through the poem.

until, finally, the poem

& the poet

ripen to the great silence

at the end.

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