For the last three years I have helped with the Poetry Out Loud competition in our county. Sometimes I help coach the winner in hopes he/she will move on to the state level. Two months ago I saw this: [link]
and I was inspired. I wanted to do something with this style, but I certainly did not want to create a carbon copy. Since I have been in a writing slump, this one came by slow degrees. To be honest, though I want to keep the comments open, I cannot accept cruelty right now. I had been thinking of quitting writing and dA. I can welcome constructive and kind criticism, but not cruelty. Anyway, I do not believe this piece is finished. By the way, the person I was coaching this year goes to the state competition in March!
It must have been awhile since my last submission: the submission page is so totally different, it took awhile for me to navigate through it.