Melinda Foshat

Poetry, Prose, Photography


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Black Eye

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I love multi-way
Options are a good thing.

Cool new colors
Will have to
COVER-UP.
The FRINGE
Or as we like to call it,
Your little
Secret

Hot dots
Everyone needs
Wild prints.

Easy is the new! Knockout

© Copyright – All rights reserved – Melindafoshat.wordpress.com – June 14, 2016


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Downtime

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She was never any good at sitting
Restlessness came
When no one did
Refusing to let her forget
The ruin in their eyes

She knew best
How to walk, stumble
From bucket to can
As the wind cut by, wickedly
Unable to lift her strain

When breathing took its toll
She swallowed a penny
It went down smoother
Than the last ounce of hope

Now she sits
And waits
For a quarter

As they toss glances
And tip
Her heavy heart

© Copyright – All rights reserved – Melindafoshat.wordpress.com – November 25, 2014


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Anticipation

The universe spoke today
It was crisp and sound
I lost it almost in the thunder

There was no death
Nor any sight of a thousand herons passing by
Only the fleeting of anticipation

And for the first time, I listened
To the ant drown out the rain

© Copyright – All rights reserved – Melindafoshat.wordpress.com – September 29, 2014


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Poetry on Photography

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Purchase this on ETSY

She knew she’d
Never reach as
Far as her eyes
Could soar when she
Tangled up in him
And blindly wanted
Sky no more

© Copyright – All rights reserved – Melindafoshat.wordpress.com – September 22, 2014


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My photography on Etsy: BeautyReleased

https://www.etsy.com/shop/BeautyReleased

Hi everyone, I thought I’d share the link to my Etsy Shop: BeautyReleased which displays some of my photography for sale. I thought some of you might enjoy it since I do not post a lot of my photos on my poetry blog. I am also hoping to create a few pieces which combine my poetry and photos. I hope to post more photos/prints/canvases on my shop as soon as I sell these first items and figure out the details on printing future pieces. If you have any questions or recommendations please contact me. Also, if you have your own Etsy account please leave a comment below with a link to your shop. I would love to check out your work and follow you. Hope you are all well (:


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The Jagged Edge

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The jagged edge you
Straddle along the boundary
Of right and wrong when
Your sweat runs smooth as silver
Never to reside on one

© Copyright – All rights reserved – Melindafoshat.wordpress.com – May 27, 2014