Category Archives: Poetry

My Birth

Painting by Frida Kahlo 1932 By Amy R. Babcock Originally written in college on March 14, 2006. This poetic monologue is my interpretation of her painting. Like a shroud, the sheet hides her innocence from view. Her arms are captive within. She cannot hold me. Her face is hidden from all under the white cotton. She pushes me forth and

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A Moment of Your Time

By Amy R. Babcock Originally written on February 10, 2019 Mired in mud Throw a rope, a twig, something, anything all this helpless hopeless striving stability token all seems so broken the teeth within reach but they’re dull no one, not one, anyone shhhhhhh the anger, they anger, no…. she oh, this cursed time of reflection backtrack the direction you

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