Conviction

Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash

a royal blue
funeral pyre
of bloody earth
may have dodged
the gauntlet
but lost the game

ashen remains
evermore in
dripping
cobalt sundae
art deco style
blown glass
you floating
dust-like
consummating
this death-vase

my every gaze
a jolting
bolt…

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Ann Marie Steele

Ann Marie Steele

I pen poetry about love and loss, what I observe and experience — I write about hope. My writing has been described as resiliently defiant.