Distillation

Author: • July 31, 2016 • Poems

Maple © LadyDragonfly via flickrIf your heart and soul were a maple tree

What would the distilled syrup of your life be?

 

It can be painful to really tap

Into that indomitable flow of sap

 

But such powerful sweetness is better shared

Poisonous thoughts are better off aired

 

Your innermost self spread out on the page

Can free you from your mind’s own cage

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About the Author

Sasha KasoffAuthor: Sasha Kasoff

Country of residence: United Kingdom

Nationality: American

Mother tongue: English

Sasha Kasoff may have a Russian name but her CA and NY parents gave her five ethnicities.  Her poetry can be found in two self-published books and many anthologies, magazines, and other literary presses all over the world.  She is currently earning her MA in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University in England.  Look for her author pages on Goodreads, Facebook, and at SashaWrites.com

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