Snowflake501

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Snowflake501 (Canada) published:

Where I am From

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

I am from the blood that was spilled in a fight for my freedom,
From the endless conflicts that raged throughout our history.
I am from many victories won with swords and arrows,
From the cheers of heroes riding back home,
From the weeping of widows who only see a slab of stone.
I am from the clip-clop of a horse’s hooves,
As they ride through a bloody war,
From the soil, they help plow after things settle down.
I...

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Snowflake501 (Canada) published:

Where I am From

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

I am from the red of the paprika,
From the golden dust it leaves behind
And the ting of spice it leaves in my mouth.
I am from a steaming bowl of chopped meat stew,
From floating vegetables and boiling potatoes,
From a salty broth of everything that is home.
I am from the spiral of a ‘Wasp’s Nest’,
Coated with a powdering of sugar that sticks to my hair, 
From the sweet aroma of cinnamon suspended in the air, ...

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