Inside the Shadows of Open

by A.J. Huffman

Doorways are harder to capture.  You

chase away your own tale, stepping through

the darkened motion.  That is not

your reflection you see.  Scatter

that idea[l] before the sun


you.  Back to your corner

of reality?

                  Maybe/maybe not . . . Dream

walking and sleep waking are two sides

to the same possibility:  Denial.

                                                    And trust

me, that is more than the river you paid

to cross

             at the gate.

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Writers Bio

A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida.  She has previously published four collections of poetry: The Difference Between Shadows and Stars, Carrying Yesterday, Cognitive Distortion, and . . . And Other Such Nonsense..  She has also published her work in national and international literary journals such as Avon Literary Intelligencer, Writer's Gazette, and The Penwood Review.  Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at and!/poetess222

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