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April 1st

It’s April 1st. And I am a fool. Trying to write words. Pretending I know what I’m doing. Trying to make a poemwhen I haven’t done soin ages. Where to begin? At the beginning. Used to do this thingwith seeming … Continue reading

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April PAD Challenge: Day 5

April is national poetry month, and is celebrated by a Poem A Day challenge to anyone who loves poetry. I am busy teaching an online class, but will attempt to offer something each day, through the month. Simple short verses, … Continue reading

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“when she bedded her zinnias”

For NaPoWriMo: Day 30 – Final Poem http://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ …when she bedded her zinnias… Stood off to one side clapping hands as she rooted memory in rich moist soil of fertile mind. Tapping roots of that other garden meant to trap, … Continue reading

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Inside The Dragon’s Lair

For NaPoWriMo: Day 29 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ friends, time, mistakes, fighting, through, end Inside The Dragon’s Lair It iz almozt done, little one? Yup, tomorrow is the last day. How do you feel about zat? Tired, a bit sad that it’s going … Continue reading

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Different Lives

For NaPoWriMo: Day 28 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ ride, lost, tide, broke, water, still, divide, drop, remain Different Lives A child lost in childish things, picking up language of music and words. Rebellious teenager learning how to lie. Young adult thinking marriage would … Continue reading

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Another Dream

For NaPoWriMow: Day 27 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com fireflies, lit, sleep, door, turns, fall Another Dream Left my door open just a crack, then turned over and fell asleep. Watched fireflies flit and flutter against the ceiling, then fly in kaleidoscopic formations, dazzling … Continue reading

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For NaPoWriMo: Day 26 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com music, defenses, sensation, tender, truth, imagination, night, listen, Soul-Mates You want the truth? I think color and music share the same soul. Both been around forever, can be both tough and tender. Seep into senses, … Continue reading

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Hello Goodbye

For NaPoWriMo: Day 25 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com Hello, Goodbye Hey Brother stop trying to Wake Me Up. I know you are one of those Rainy Day People, Livin’ On A Prayer, trying to find that Stairway To Heaven. But don’t Lean On … Continue reading

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As Nightingales Sing

For NaPoWriMo: Day 24 Sunday Smorgasbord http://1sojournal.wordpress.com For Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #56 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ cooling, ascend, flesh, wine, grapes, knock, burst, salt, nightingales, babes, prick, temples For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle # 248 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ scar, hide, fire, prophet, vision, unholy, naked, … Continue reading

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Sometimes A Girl’s Just Gotta Have Fun

For NaPoWriMo: Day 23 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ rainbow, lemon, bloom, dare, fly, why Sometimes A Girl’s Just Gotta Have Fun When asked why, she told me in confidence, that someone dared her to fly up and over a rainbow. Then plummet back … Continue reading

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