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At The Workshop

written by: AK Drees

 

the instructor cautions to avoid
verbs of being:
we are not to be
nor were we in the past.
What is, is weak.
It improves the line
to leap or sing or pant or spin
not to have been;
as if we were in
perpetual flight away
from now.

AK Drees

AK Drees

AK Drees lives on a more than hundred year old farm with far too many living creatures who want to be fed prior to dawn. Her work has appeared at Autumn Sky and in the Slippery Elm Journal.
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