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Shadow Lexicon, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week, the prompt word is ‘lexicon’ with a word count of 85. ( Here goes: Shadow lexicon Here we are, and not. You and me, sun-drawn faceless figures that sprout from our tired feet, made from rock flint bones and well-churned sand. Our dark shapesContinue reading “Shadow Lexicon, by Britta Benson”


Shadow Soul, by Britta Benson

Shadow Soul The sea cut my shadow in half, left my feet safe and dry, and then swallowed my other head, drowned my second heart, late winter sun in my back. My shadow self knows about acceptance. This dark, tender soul, stretches far into unknowns, like a very slim poem, thin shades of wisdom onContinue reading “Shadow Soul, by Britta Benson”