July Featured Poem For The Peregrine Muse-Treasure?

Susan Seddon-Boulet, Artist (snippet from a painting)

Happy to share more good news from The Peregrine Muse

“Treasure?”  is the featured poem for July 2015 via David Evans, Feature Editor

https://sites.google.com/site/theperegrinemuseii/


by 
Patricia Carragon

Treasure?

What can be said of something

Buried in this nameless alley,

When it was once treasured,

Given out of love?

Or can love be measured,

When the past is rejected –

Sleeps in filth, alone and neglected?

What can be said of a memory


When it was there to serve its owner?


Was it witness to sadness or happiness?


Was it cherished for its unique design


Or did it lose its value under duress,


When time grew tired of its use


And dumped it out of casual abuse?

What can be said of myself


Seen within this ragged treasure?


Am I a common thread, forgotten,


Inside seams and buttonholes,


With memories stale and rotten -


Or a recycled life waiting to begin


Within washed and mended skin?

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Feature Editor: David Evans

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Published by: Patricia Carragon

Brooklyn writer and poet Patricia Carragon loves cupcakes, chocolate, cats, and haiku. Her publication credits include BigCityLit, CLWN WR, Clockwise Cat, Danse Macabre, Home Planet News, Inertia, Lips, Levure littéraire, Long Island Quarterly, Mad Hatters’ Review, The Mom Egg, The Toronto Quarterly, Word Salad, and others. She is the author of "Journey to the Center of My Mind" (Rogue Scholars Press, 2005) and "Urban Haiku and More" (Fierce Grace Press, 2010). Her two books are forthcoming: "Cupcake Chronicles" from Poets Wear Prada and "Innocence" from Finishing Line Press. She hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Patricia is a member of Brevitas and Pen Women's Literary Workshop. She is one of the Executive Editors for Home Planet News Online. For more information, please check out her other website at: http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/----- ---Performances ---http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/performances.html--- ---Publications--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/publications-of-poems-prose-and-short.html ---Series Schedule--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/series-schedule_1.html ---Bookstore--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/bookstore.html ---Poetry Corner--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/patricias-poetry-corner.html ---Online Reviews of My Books--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/online-reviews-for-patricias-books.html ---Follow Me on Goodreads--- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5771562.Patricia_Carragon ---Check Out My Author Page on--- Amazon.Comhttp://amazon.com/author/patricia.carragon ---Become My Fan on ReverbNation--- https://www.reverbnation.com/brownstonepoets ---Like My Page on FaceBook--- https://www.facebook.com/Brownstone-Poets-143560915675230/timeline/ ----THE BROWNSTONE POETS READING SERIES:---- ---1st Saturday Readings unless another date is requested by the restaurant's owners--- --Park Plaza Restaurant --220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. & Pineapple Walk, Brooklyn, NY 11201-- - 718 – 596 – 5900--- 2:30PM--- ---$5 donation---food/drink - Open Mic--- Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street, R to Court Street, Borough Hall--- http://www.parkplazarestaurant.com/contact.html

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