Emerging Writer by Mary Bone


Emerging Writer

I’ve been called an emerging writer.
I wondered if I had been in a cocoon
for a long time and suddenly emerged.
I was wrapped up in my own little world
and all of a sudden I arrived.
All of these years I had been secretly watching
through a peephole and observing everything.
When I stepped out onto the stage into
the limelight, the applause was deafening.
I spread my wings, this little butterfly
was ready to fly.

Mary-BoneMary Bone about Mary Bone
I have been writing since the age of twelve and have had two books of poetry published. My poems have appeared in journals, magazines, newspapers and online blogs. The most recent poetry acceptances are posted at Poetry Pacific, Literary Yard, Afflatus Magazine and my poem, ”Other Warriors” will appear in the July/August issue of Oklahoma Today Magazine. I also like to draw and paint in my spare time.

2 Replies to “Emerging Writer by Mary Bone”

  1. Mary, I’ve been emerging since the Fifties and I know some day it will end but writing is a great obsession to help avoid other obsessions that can lead to trouble. i ran into a few of those in the past and hope never to see them again. All the best.

  2. That is so true, Donal. I can certainly relate. Writing is a great obsession. I took a drama class in college and wanted to be the star of stage and screen at one point. This is a great way to connect with other people and perform without a spotlight on you. We continue to emerge. Keep on writing, I enjoy your poetry too. Thanks for the feedback.

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