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Word Search

I’m free falling
down a thesaurus chasm
trying to grasp a word here and there
to enhance what I want to write
when defining my thoughts.
Sometimes,
they’re too slippery to grab
and I tumble deeper into the abyss
until, when least expected,
the right ones come along
to break my fall.

© Susan Schoeffield

Written for the 1/28/15 prompt at Poetic Asides to write a “free” poem.

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