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Cheerfully Empty

Renee D. Bickmore 1970 (St. Helens, OR)

My mind may be tense
Free of bubbly action
Yea, I never quit.
My honor may guile
When I'm up against a wall
Like Humpty Dumpty.

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Written on March 29, 2023

Submitted by reneebickmore70 on March 30, 2023

Modified on April 17, 2023

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Words 29
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Stanza Lengths 7

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  • Teril
    You may be fragile, but your poem is an anchor of strength. Thank you for sharing.
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