Today is April 1 which means its the first day of the A to Z Challenge. Last year I did poetry and poets, but this year I wanted to do something a little easier (less research) and also more creatively challenging. This year I am using random old photos that I found on Flickr Commons as writing prompts. This will let me get my creative juices flowing without having to be bound by a certain style. So expect anything from poetry to vignettes.
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Almost famous is not good enough.
what price have I paid
my dreams lie in dust.
Almost pregnant does not exist
caught in a sieve,
flour and water our daily bread
to feed your belly and numb your head.
What price have I paid
What childhood lost
What little girl plays by the road yet caught.
Destiny Hope smiles bright and warm
yet saw fit to reinvent and mourn.
what price was paid for recognition
sold her soul but still has dirty dishes.
The higher I reach the lower I go
but nothing, I mean nothing must stop the show.
Almost famous the cost is so low
the price is too high
now on with the show.
This post is part of a month of daily posts for the 2018 A to Z Challenge
Today is brought to you by the letter “A”