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Updated on April 1, 2015
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Audrey is a poet, classical singer and voice teacher, recovering attorney and licensed psychotherapist.

I often write from images, sometimes making sense, sometimes not
I often write from images, sometimes making sense, sometimes not | Source


My # 1 for National Poetry Month 2015



I hung

in a room

on spit colored

string,

curled ribbon tangled,

a posture

remembered

from dreams tucked away

in thoughts long since cobwebbed.


Position assumed,

within the frail remnant of time,

i grasped for meaning, a semblance

of rational thought

in a sea of images,

my net empty.


copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2015

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      Audrey Howitt 

      23 months ago from California

      Thank you Rachel!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      23 months ago from California

      Thank you Manatita!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      23 months ago from California

      Thank you Nikki!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      23 months ago from California

      Aww--such a cute spider too! Thank you Flourish!

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      ahorseback 

      3 years ago

      Simply awesome !

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      Deb Hirt 

      3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      I so like your analagy. Nicely done.

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      Linda Crampton 

      3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I loved your contributions to National Poetry Month last year, Audrey, and I'm looking forward to this year's poems. This is a very interesting one to start with. I'll be thinking about its imagery for some time!

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      travmaj 

      3 years ago from australia

      Audrey, just stunning imagery - a tinge of sadness in those tucked away cobwebbed dreams - well it fits my interpretation!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you Mary! Thank you Cat!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you Suzette!!

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      FlourishAnyway 

      3 years ago from USA

      I see a reincarnated spider. Excellent imagery

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      I am behind in comments already! Thank you Jamie--like I said--I hope to be able to hang in there this month--I have a lot on my plate

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      Doris James-MizBejabbers 

      3 years ago

      I see a lonely empty net, like some lives. Good job, Audrey.

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      Linda Rogers 

      3 years ago from Minnesota

      Incredible poem Audrey. I love the imagery in it.

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      Judy Specht 

      3 years ago from California

      Beautiful tangle of words strung together.

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      manatita44 

      3 years ago from london

      Absolutely awesome! National Poetry month, eh? Cool!

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      Rachel L Alba 

      3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      An interesting poem for sure. It makes you think.

      Have a Blessed Easter.

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      Dora Weithers 

      3 years ago from The Caribbean

      Thanks for a great start on National Poetry Month. You set a high standard!

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      Nikki Wicked 

      3 years ago from Louisiana

      Interesting poem. Made me think of a fishing trip trying to clear your mind or come up with a rational answer to life's mysteries but coming up empty.

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      Faith Reaper 

      3 years ago from southern USA

      Audrey, wow, what a beautiful and amazing poem to kick off National Poetry Month.

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      Catherine Tally 

      3 years ago from Los Angeles

      Hello Audrey,

      I always look forward to this month because I know you will be putting forth an enormous effort to write a poem per day which is a treat for me and many others here. Your first poem is beautiful and speaks to me of emotionally- detached memories. Although

      open to interpretation, I love your work!

      All the best,

      Cat:)

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      Mary Craig 

      3 years ago from New York

      Amazing. Each line draws upon the last. A wonderful way to start Poetry Month!

      Voted up, awesome, and interesting.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you Lee !! thank you mcbirdbks!

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      Suzette Walker 

      3 years ago from Taos, NM

      Happy poetry month, Audrey. This is a beautiful write and quite thought provoking. I am going to enjoy reading your poetry this month.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you John! We'll see how this all unfolds for me! Frank --thank you for always believing in me--sometimes even when my net is empty!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      3 years ago from Reno NV

      Audrey, great first poem. Very emotional and engaging. I am excited to read more! Jamie

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you AnnArt!

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      mckbirdbks 

      3 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      What a beautiful sea of images.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you Bill!

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      Frank Atanacio 

      3 years ago from Shelton

      Net empty, but my soul full... love the poem Audrey

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      Lee Cloak 

      3 years ago

      A stunning piece of writing, lovely words, thanks, Lee

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      John Hansen 

      3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Well done Audrey with your first poem for poetry month. Nice stuff.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      3 years ago from California

      Thank you ArtDiva and colorfulone!

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      Ann Carr 

      3 years ago from SW England

      You bring such atmosphere to your poetry; this is beautiful, Audrey.

      Ann

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      Bill Holland 

      3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      You are my favorite poet.

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      Susie Lehto 

      3 years ago from Minnesota

      Beautiful poem for National Poetry Month, Audrey!

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      ArtDiva 

      3 years ago

      Beautiful sense of imagery.

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