A few months ago I wrote a poem about love, and I’d like to share it with you.

I started writing poetry when I was in grade 4, and walked away from that medium for a lot of years. In the past few month’s I’ve learned that it can be very valuable to return to the way you first satisfied your creative impulse. In September I wrote a poem called ‘Between the Lines‘. The entire process had been magical. I had sat down, and all of the ideas I’d been working with over the last several years had sort of collided in a beautiful mess on my paper. I received so much incredible feedback on this first poem, that I was afraid of falling short with poem number two.

But I love writing. It’s a compulsion for me. So I decided to approach a new topic.

Every time I sit down to write, I do so with the intention of answering a question. My question for this one was: can you freeze love? If both participants in love are always moving, how do you capture what’s happening between them in a name. Is it even possible?

Here’s the poem. I hope you enjoy it:

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I’ve submitted this poem to a contest in indi.com

There’s currently just 2 days left in the contest. At the time of writing this blog post, I’m in third place. I would love to win it. Winning is fun sometimes. If this poem resonates with you, please give the post where I shared it a like on my Facebook page (and maybe a comment). That’s literally all you have to do to help me.

Thank you.

Can you freeze love? – the question I used to approach my spoken word poem ‘On Falling’
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Christine Bissonnette

I first became interested in acting when I was 13, but I think that I’ve probably been a writer my entire life. I started by writing poetry. I didn’t exactly know what I was doing, but I knew that I loved exploring the rhythms and thought processes that were different from my own.
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