Her Words

Her thoughts 

fell like petals

Softly upon



Turning Scribbles 

into blossom 

Full of wonder

and enchantment 


Her blood became ink

Her heart, a beating scroll

Sonnets were her tears

Weeping from her soul 


From her lips, a couplet

A stanza's sweet caress

Inhaling words, exhaling verse

Poetry made flesh! 

◄ All Fall Down...

Winter Song (10 line challenge) ►


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Stephen Atkinson

Mon 16th May 2022 09:48

Thank you Carol
And John, for your constant encouragement! 🌈

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Mon 16th May 2022 01:43

Beautifully penned! I especially love the first stanza.

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John Botterill

Sat 14th May 2022 19:20

Outstanding poetry. Yet again!
I love
"Inhaling words, exhaling verse
Poetry made flesh!"

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Stephen Atkinson

Sat 14th May 2022 17:00

Thank you Holden. And yes I was quite pleased with those 😄
And thanks to everyone for the Likes! 🌷🌷🌈

Holden Moncrieff

Sat 14th May 2022 02:31

A stunning poem, Stephen! 😊 I really loved the lines "Her heart, a beating scroll" and "Inhaling words, exhaling verse"! 🌷

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Stephen Atkinson

Fri 13th May 2022 20:24

Thank you so much Stephen Brenda 🌷, Keith, Julie & Candice yes it was for all those mentioned & the likes of Maya Angelou. And of course yourself, Julie, Brenda & all the wonderful better half's of WOL☺

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Stephen Gospage

Fri 13th May 2022 17:44

This really good, Stephen. It flows so well.

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Brenda Wells

Fri 13th May 2022 17:11

This is beautifully written Stephen.
Your words tumble lightly from the page and fall like music.

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keith jeffries

Fri 13th May 2022 16:54

a gem

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julie callaghan

Fri 13th May 2022 10:28

Love this. Well done. 👏🏻👏🏻

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Candice Reineke

Fri 13th May 2022 09:18

Lovely, Stephen! Your words had me seeing Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickinson…and others I’m sure.

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