Lori Boulard

Anthology - Poem by Lori Boulard

paper shards of lives
Standing in line to jump in
or out
The sun’s third born holds precious many
fueled by the moon, love and hunger
amazing many
whose words
bending their paper hands
just enough
to join at the binding

Comments about Anthology by Lori Boulard

  • (3/3/2006 10:24:00 AM)

    This reminded me of the strings of paper dolls we would cut out of paper, and they wound up connected - only at the hands. Wonderful Images. Scarlett (Report) Reply

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  • (2/19/2006 10:38:00 AM)

    I love this, Lori. Amazing imagery. I'll have to keep reading. (Report) Reply

  • (11/10/2005 5:25:00 AM)

    I really liked the way you have described the earth, Sun's third born...! Very inventive, indeed. And I can't wait to see the anthology... so excited :) (Report) Reply

  • (11/8/2005 2:47:00 PM)

    well you couldn't have found a better introduction for the anthology.. Great!
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  • (11/8/2005 11:24:00 AM)

    Lovely, Lori. The last three lines could start a new poem! (Report) Reply

  • (11/8/2005 11:15:00 AM)

    It sounds like you've defined poetry and taken on the universe. (Report) Reply

  • (11/8/2005 9:20:00 AM)

    many lives twist
    in the harsh wind of life
    and poems
    demand clear looking no blinking
    a fine exploration
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  • (11/8/2005 9:02:00 AM)

    Ah yes, words do 'fly, stab, laugh, cry' and when one does an anthology, poetry is often overwhelming. Sounds like you're holding your own on this one. This ought to go it as an introduction.

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  • (11/8/2005 8:55:00 AM)

    I love the part from 'third...' on. A real durn poem, Lori! (Report) Reply

  • (11/8/2005 8:43:00 AM)

    Oh, this is wonderful Lori! I hope this means things are going smoothly? This is a great poem. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 8, 2005

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