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Ms. Configured

written by: Leanne Neill

@LeanneNeill2

 

I no longer leave my home.
With renewed conviction,
every day I try.
I would have to get dressed;
and although I stare at an
eclectic collection of garments,
I'd rather climb within
and simply wrap a scarf around
my neck,
than try to configure any
of my old self on my new body.

Leanne Neill

Leanne Neill

Leanne Neill is a company director, mother of three, and a self-professed ‘composer of words'. She has over twenty years of experience in public libraries and local government. In 2016, she started her poetry and art inspired Facebook page: LUST for WORDS, and has since been published in many ezines and pages including Spillwords, Bymepoetry, including their WOMb anthology, The Scarlet Leaf Review, Blue Nib, Raven Cage, Husk Magazine, and US anthologies, Dandelion in a Vase of Roses and Warriors With Wings. Her first collection, Fine Lines and Unpolished Pieces of Me was published by The Australia Times in 2017. Her second poetry collection, Blue Lotus was released in June, 2018.
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