Paper Clip


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Paper Clip

What creature died and left behind this silver spiral of bone?
What insect is this with lopsided wings that fold inside each other?
What climbing vine grows and twines in this limping oblong curve?
Who can resist the finger appeal of this twisted bit of wire?


I’m sure someone with more tech savvy could have done a better job with this, but I had to rely on my old friends scissors and glue. Scissors wants a poem too.


7 replies
    • Liz Steinglass says:

      It was really quite fun to use the scissors and glue. I don’t do it nearly often enough.

  1. Heidi Mordhorst says:

    The questions work so well! I too love the first line best–and I’m glad you had some fun not only writing but MAKING this poem. Our trip in NYC to Cooper Hewitt design museum has got me all inspired….

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