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In a Creative Fashion

In a creative fashion I was cutting film with knives
By the road to a location that was littered with beehives.
’Twas a scene from the Inferno (what I’m telling you is true),
With a backdrop that was bursting into flame—or was that you?
Bystanders taking pictures to upload to Instagram
Watched in admiration as the river reached the dam
And pulverized the concrete to a billion little bits,
And then continued onward with neither starts nor fits.
It’s time to end this story, it’s getting much too long,
And turning into something besides a simple song.
You’ve read this far with pleasure (at least I hope that’s true),
But now I’ll take my leisure and say goodbye to you!

Poem © 2019 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Sunday’s Whirligig #226
More Poetry Pantry #489 at Poets United


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Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona

autumn afternoon—
from the lengthening shadows
taking what I need

Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher