Day 20 Poem of the May 30/30 Challenge is up at Tupelo Press!

Belladonna

Les Belladones sans Merci

What ails you, Keyboard Warrior,
alone & typing in your room?
No nightshades blossom on my screen
     to face our doom…

What ails you, Keyboard Warrior,
with swollen eyes & bearing rough?
That tawny succor in your mug
won’t be enough…

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6 thoughts on “Day 20 Poem of the May 30/30 Challenge is up at Tupelo Press!

  1. i was on the receiving end of a keyboard warriors abuse recently & have been writing an essay/article on them. 3 of them somehow managed to think i hated mentally ill people, which was of course more in their imagination than from anything i had directly said on the subject. Craziest people. So this is quite the coincidence.
    Good driving English Verse. You deliver the form perfectly. i wouldn’t be aiming at stuff this high brow during the 30/30, good work.

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  2. Reblogged this on O at the Edges and commented:

    Support poetry! Support poets!

    My friend Stephanie Harper has been hammering out daily poems for this month’s Tupelo Press 30-30 Challenge, in an effort to raise funds for one of the country’s best literary presses. Please show your support by reading her efforts and/or donating to the cause, if at all possible. Stephanie’s offering some fun incentives!

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