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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Rose Mary Boehm is a German-born British national living and writing in Lima, Peru. Her poetry has been published widely in mostly US poetry reviews (online and print). She was twice nominated for a Pushcart. Her fifth poetry collection, Do Oceans Have Underwater Borders, has just been snapped up by Kelsay Books for publication May/June 2022. Her website:

Rose Mary Boehm

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Unlimited Potential

choose, they said
and opened the door
to unlimited potential –
your thoughts create your quantum world.

blasphemy, she said
yet was tempted.
looked deep inside herself –
and thought of scones for tea.