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Keeping up with the Round-up and writing a poem a day has been exhausting.  But as proof that I am writing, here’s today’s draft using NaPoWriMo’s Day 28 Bridge prompt:

origamielephant[Make your own paper elephants with this tutorial…


Your desk is lined with scores of lovers
chest to chest, billowing trunks
entwined. They come in every color. They come
drunk on merry, forgetting how
their lovely heft collapsed the bridge
of string you built between
our hearts. One lay broken open on that desk. One
hopelessly shredded by the cat. Though,
our paper tickers are come & gone. Those fat elephants are
still marching marching marching on.