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PLUS! For the optional extra part of this challenge, I invited you to visit twentytwowords.com and peruse the examples they give of several foreign words, describing common experiences, which have no direct English translation. Use the word, or its meaning as inspiration for your poem.”


A road of silver bids me follow

but I am much too much afraid

There be monsters, behemoths

mermen, kraken who prey

on Luna crazed dreamers

romancing her sly secrets

a’hunger for adventure or gain.

I’ve too many sad regrets

as back and forth I tread

this lonely widow’s walk

and curse my empty bed.


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