The Hurricane

August 15, 2022 00:01:43
The Hurricane
Carrie Does Poems
The Hurricane
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Carrie Jones

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Hi! This year (2022), I've decided to share a poem on my blog and podcast and read it aloud. It's all a part of my quest to be brave and apparently the things that I'm scared about still include:

  1. My spoken voice
  2. My raw poems.

Thanks for being here with me and cheering me on, and I hope that you can become braver this year, too!

The workers at

the Hole in the Wall

catalogue their friends’ losses

to the group of diners

that come in and sit

at a high table.

One friend has lost

a porch. Another lost

their oyster building. Another

lost half their roof. Someone lost a car

to a big tree.

Someone and someone

else and someone else

lost their homes.

The hurricane just took their entire worlds.

Another. Another. Another.

Hey, thanks for listening to Carrie Does Poems. These podcasts and more writing tips are at Carrie’s website, carriejonesbooks.blog. There’s also a donation button there. Even a dollar inspires a happy dance in Carrie, so thank you for your support.

The music you hear is made available through the creative commons and it’s a bit of a shortened track from the fantastic Eric Van der Westen and the track is called "A Feather" and off the album The Crown Lobster Trilogy.

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/eric-van-der-westen/the-crown-lobster-trilogy-selection

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