Today’s prompt reminds me of the witch trials of the past. Especially the trial by water, where a woman is chained and dunked and ifshe doesn’t drown she is considered a witch. How many times as women does it seem like we get submerged by obstacles – and then get lambasted for surviving them? Or – horrors of horrors – have the audacity to thrive?
So – my sample today is Water …
Other Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenges available this month:
I identify myself as a Pacific Northwest poet. I have been writing poetry since 1976- and yes - I have been using the pen-name Ariel all this time! I can often be found writing in the Willamette Valley, in Pacific forests or along the Coastlines on Oregon.