Chamber “C” #atoz #poetry #napowrimo #art


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In each chamber there is a world

like chapters in a book

each has its own identity that swirls

In each chamber there is a life

like a nursery of chicks

readying for their first flight

In each chamber there is a compass

a spiral direction

the deep’s nautical corpus

embrace the Nautilus shell

imagine the worlds and stories

that it has to tell

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Photograph: Stock photo

 pen and ink of a Nautilus Shell L. Moon 2013

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Nautilus

Today is C!!!

This year for  A to Z challenge, I am using the Nautilus as my inspiration all month. The shell has many chambers (at least enough to fit all the letters.)  You will find poetry,  You will find some dark stuff (as I am attempting to branch into the horror genre), You will also see a smattering of short stories or prose (some with children in mind) others as lessons that we can all learn from. I look forward to  meeting you and getting to know some talented writers over this month long writing journey. Please check over at the A to Z challenge and see what they are up to; they are a fine bunch of folks.

Author: moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing and publishing in multiple genres (including education) in E. African for E. Africa. As a writer, it is a thrill to write for children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 13 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - my joy is in meeting you!

12 thoughts on “Chamber “C” #atoz #poetry #napowrimo #art”

  1. This really vital and vibanrt in its depiction of what the subway and getting jam packed can do to the heart and soul of alive beings. I really think that space and lack of it can cramp the inner core of what makes us human, something Kierkegaard called primitivity. Your understanding of this is important and bears repetition, a technique you use very effectively here as well. An awesome meditation on the power of leveling the soul that subways can have on us.

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