I Will Always Love You

metallic birds

lifting their wings

and shrinking as

they move towards

the golden eye:

myself, boned,

clutching the sweet

scarf of her



This is the 100 Songs Project, a 100-day writing challenge based on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs. Every day, I write a short poem, prose piece, or play based on, reacting to, rejecting, accepting, or doing something related to one of the songs in the top 100 list.

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