Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 05/01/20

Fine Young Cannibals

He put poison
on our fingertips
to protect us
from ourselves
we two little peas
in our sad pod
sailing the seas
of
Motherlessness
vibrating energies
taking on
unending waves
we would have
consumed
ourselves
whole
if
we
could
one
inch
at a time
devoured
ourselves
completely

©2020 Jenny Bell All rights reserved.

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Jenny Bell is a poet, seeker, and artist. She began writing poetry as a young motherless girl to make meaning of things and express herself. Formerly a stonemason, she spent 2 decades building unique stone projects across Kentucky and Florida. She is a meditation teacher and guide with her primary focus being compassion. She is deeply rooted in the contemplative arts, facilitating stone balancing and zen calligraphy workshops. She is an avid haiku writer as well. She currently lives on and manages a horse farm with her husband and their menagerie of critters just outside Louisville Kentucky.

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