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For this week's prompt, write a fragile poem. That is, write a poem that's either delicate in its construction or is about a subject that is delicate--literally or figuratively or whatever-ly. I expect this prompt to take off in several different directions.

Here's my attempt at a fragile poem:

"found"

along the river
clinging to a stick
leaf-blown & sinister

snake without a head
he didn't know whether
to snatch or release

the body purposeless
current sure & triumphant
rock clenched

he decided to throw
rock & let the body wait
something else to claim

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