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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest · #1257856
a double acrostic for the Writer's Cramp...for Billie Holiday
LADY DAY

Like her gardenias, she was lush and full,
a voice, so smooth and waxy, a many petalled idea
densely held and coiled
yearning to fly,
dragging a third blue note behind
abundant with musical manna.
Yet a life parched and hungry.


Written for: "The Writer's Cramp

Form: "Acrostic, Double


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