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Inside Out

For We Write Poems poetry prompt #203: Shell http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/ Inside Out Fortune cookie said, “Your life is a bold and daring adventure.” I laughed. Sidelined by an injury formed before birth, existence now is a limping shell of stillness held … Continue reading

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Traveling The Page

        November PAD Challenge Day 23: write a travel poem   http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides/poetry-prompts/2011-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-23 Traveling The Page Have followed signs, interpreted unknown symbols, been nimble while making notes to mark each moment. Charted a course by testing wind with wetted … Continue reading

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The Hermit

This piece is the result of several things that suddenly connected and resulted in the writing. I was spending my time sorting through all of the poetry I had written for years but never organized. It was a pretty daunting … Continue reading

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Aries Rising

  For We Write Poems poetry prompt: art of making fire http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/ Aries Rising Cold, inside and out. Want to write but words are only stiff frozen letters refusing to bend around curves of inner landscape. Thoughts are swirling snowflakes … Continue reading

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About The Why of It

What are all of these words really? Nothing more than a bid for remembrance? To know that my presence has made some sort of difference? Faint hope that distilled essence will have meaning long after I am gone? As if … Continue reading

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At Fifty

  This poem was written almost thirteen years ago, on my fiftieth birthday. It was an exceptional experience because it came with such ease and was written in under ten minutes. That is not the usual. It will probably remain one of … Continue reading

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