Thursday, February 20, 2020

Metaphoria



This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Melinda Longtin will be awarding a $10 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour.



Collecting seashells



Off the sands of time,


I race to Grandfather Clock.



Barter,


Burden,


Broken,


Bought.


My broken shells are gone.


The beach is empty.



I


Have


Nothing


But salt and canvas.



What new life


Can I create?


Enjoy an Excerpt



A Meteor Left Me Hollow




The raid is so excruciating. How do I describe a punch From space?



The asteroids never stopped Or so it felt. They mortified my atmosphere. A meteor left me hollow.



It had far too many clones, Born of selfishness. Dominance. Envy. Rage.



A being of vampiric touch, He robbed me Of my organs. Cut my walls And burnt my innards.



Take and take And Take! That is all A herd of meteors Can comprehend Or succeed at.



Dignity is as clouds, Having had their form stolen, And morphed to the sculpture, Only pain could love.



I must save myself. This galaxy Could murder me.


About the Author  Melinda Longtin is the founder of inspirwing, a professional development blog focused on helping people pursue their dreams. Inspired by her own recovery as a survivor of domestic abuse, Metaphoria started out as a private attempt to organize her emotions. However, it quickly evolved into drastic personal growth as well as her passion for assisting others. A previously published poet and successful educator, Melinda lives life to the fullest in the American Northeast with her soulmate and their cat. Chase your dreams too.



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6 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

James Robert said...

Congrats on this tour and thank for the opportunity to read about another great book out there to read. It helps out so I can find books I know my family will enjoy reading. Thanks as well for the giveaway.

Rita Wray said...

Sounds like a great book.

Bernie Wallace said...

Do you have any plans for a follow up book?

http://bunnythreads.blogspot.com/ said...

Beautiful words :-) so excited to have discovered this today. Love expanding my world of words and stories.

I am deeply saddened about the abuse you too went through :-) blessings to YOU that you have been able to walk thru it and beyond it. Strength, we all have it in our depths no wound will cover our Strength & Courage. It may stun it for a bit But our inner Strength & Courage will battle it's way out when we are able to ~shake ~ ourselves ~ away from the situation. Break FREE. Then we can let the Sails of Courage and Strength up and soak up Life. Blessings and support to YOU🎶💐 gkathgoldin#yahoo.com

inspirwing said...

Thank you so much for your support. Blessings and support to you also. I hope you continue to enjoy Metaphoria.