Metamorphosis of a Poem

The rough draft of this "poem" was written as a prose response to a fellow poet's challenge - both of us knowing that a poet cannot go too long without writing some words to which they have an intimate connection. Then... special feelings, although cautious due to circumstance, came into play and the "poem' was …

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Poetic Jealousy

What sees she in him that I do not? Prithee, I accept 'tis not within me to judge others but only that which lies within my reasoned mind and beats within my breast. I breathe the same air and speak of truths but does not my touch encourage flame to flesh? Do I not bleed …

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