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The End

Her ashen face
Turns to green
Like her translucent wings
Head bowed
She pleads
For redemption
Another chance
Freedom from her cursed life
For she is trapped
Neither human, nor fly
To nothingness
Exposed, numbed
Mired in infamy
Her heart sinks
A river of silent tears
Just then
The curtain falls
Thanks to Tess @ Magpie Tales for this amazing writing prompt.


  1. A fresh, imaginative response to the prompt.

    1. Welcome here Berowne. Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm humbled.

  2. Reading second poem of yours in a single day. God Bless, you are talented

    Village Girl

    1. Thank you ever so much for your kind words. I'm really very humbled!

  3. Well done. Sometimes the closing curtains are a blessing.
    Anna :o]

    1. Thank you so much Anna. Welcome here!

  4. I' m sure she will emerge from the crucible of the borderlands ....

  5. Trapped in nothingness--so stark. Well done.

    1. Hi Theresa, Welcome here! Thank you so much!!!


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