Based in Boise, Idaho, The word No Has Escaped is a blog by Regan Meade. Her posts explore her life and the world around her through poetry; and to explore the creative mind by encouraging other writers to challenge themselves with writing prompts.


Wind whispers secrets in our ears,

Seductively caressing curves

Tempting with promises that were never meant to be kept


Broken fingers grasp at piano keys

The jagged edges creaking in time with the metronome

Pain etched across the plains of sickly gray cheeks


Hope was a forbidden fruit

Carved by the dying birds in cavernous chests

Shielded in glass


Fires snuffed out with a broken promise

The flames of desire quenched with stagnant revenge

Rivers hold nothing but the fragments of bone and love.

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