two lies, one truth

(a fib)



for something.
i have been to the
moon’s darker side a thousand times.
i once held a baby hummingbird loose in my palm.

Prompted by OctPoWriMo, day 22

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9 Responses to two lies, one truth

  1. Grace Black says:

    The lie is waiting for something?

  2. Shawna says:

    I think it’s all true and the lie is that you’re lying.

  3. 😉 Maybe you’re not waiting for anything!

  4. Cressida says:

    You did not hold a humming bird loose in your hand….not loose anyway:)

    • Shawna says:

      It’s a metaphor, of course. I’m the humming-bird. I’m also the moon.

      So is she.

      And no one
      is ever
      for something.

  5. Misky says:

    The hummingbird is a splendid addition.


  6. Illsa Gorrey says:

    Fibs can be fun, at least when they’re like this one!

    Thank you for visiting me at poetryofthenetherworld dot blogspot dot com

  7. Shawna says:

    Today is the day of a million poems. And by “a million,” I mean “thirteen,” of course. I dare you, and me, to write thirteen poems today.

    Here’s the inspo:

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