To find your dreams
within the pages of a magazine
would seem impossible
if not obscene.
Cut out words and pictures, they say
that represent your future
come what may, anything
to keep the fear at bay.
To peruse the air-brushed faces
and wish for far off places,
I languish here still, looking for illumination,
finding only traces.
(1st Poetic Muselings Summer Poetry Challenge
The Poetic Muselings (Michele Graf, Margaret Fieland, Mary Jensen and Anne Westlund) are having a poetry contest to see which one of us can write and post the most poems between July 15th, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The author who writes and posts the most new poems on the Poetic Muselings Group Blog will win a writing book of their choice from Amazon.com.
There will be opportunities for reader participation. So watch this space!)