stand up to
head held high against
fears taunting all around
lays waste to those who torment
"breaking free of life's challenges."
On my hibernation hiatus: So I have decided to take a hiatus from my current poetic hibernation. It's been a quiet several months (five if we ignore the one day in January where my words flickered awake). But seeing as how it is National Poetry Month, I decided to challenge myself and complete a poem a day. This is not the first time I decided to brave this endeavor; I managed to complete it once before in 2011. So, we'll see how well this goes.
A note on form: This is a clarity pyramid. I have written these on multiple occasions....there is something about them that I just find interesting (and a bit challenging). I even created a new space to explore/expose them a little more; I call it, Defining Moments.
On inspiration for this piece: To help with the creative juices (especially seeing has how they are a bit atrophied from lack of use), I pulled from Poetic Asides's 2015 April PAD Challenge Day 1. The prompt for today was to write a resistance poem. Not sure how well this fits the bill, but...