"dazzle gradually"

"Dazzle Gradually" 2016 poems, paintings, new art & photography--a diary, a discipline, a delight. Read over my shoulder as I post my unedited poetry ---you can see it in the raw.


Polly Alice

Monday, July 12, 2010

This is the way

Sweep the floor, sweep the floor
This is the way we sleep the floor
every, every day...

This is the way I write a poem,
write a poem, write a poem
this is the way I write a poem,
every, every day.

Stringing words,
cutting, shifting,
finding, sifting
reaching, choking
braving, coaxing

typing, revising,
then I'm done...

I press, post,

and breathe

alone.

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