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Bonfire Lights

Bonfire Lights Sparks fly upward dance in darkness for one moment. Then drift downward on evening breeze becoming only ash to be swept aside. But in that one moment they burn with desire to be one with their distant sisters … Continue reading

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In Time of the Hunger Moon

In the Time of the Hunger Moon She enlarges her countenance bringing brighter and different light into our darkness. Her message luminous, clear. It is time to share, to shine. Reach deep within to offer that which will nourish, will … Continue reading

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Weather, or Not

Weather, Or Not Neither game nor superstition, January is a shady train taken in hopes of some mysterious list of sane gravity, somewhere in a balmy future. Chickens need not apply, especially any who might hope for some grain of … Continue reading

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Monkey-Business In Moonlight

Monkey-Business In Moonlight Air is stung with blows from swords strapped on with relish. Clangs merge with strident song of iron that rings across and over field stubble, or against hard stone of filled silo. One can only wonder at … Continue reading

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Stray Thought

Stray Thought “Do you really believe this constant struggle with words, this making of poems, will bring sainthood?” Elizabeth Crawford 11/1/2017 Posted to Poets United Mid-Week Motif: Saints http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Micropoetry: Month of November 2017 https://thotpurge.wordpress.com/2017/11/01/micropoetry-month-nov-2017-1/   Save Save Save Save … Continue reading

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In Present Moments

For The Sunday Whirl – Whirl #323 https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ and Poets United: Poetry Pantry #376 http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ In Present Moments No longer limber enough to walk shoreline. Sigh at my inability to toss a pebble into cold morning mist, or hear the … Continue reading

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For Poets United: Mid-week Motif – Flood http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Drowning in hate-filled rhetoric, lies in words that no longer hold any meaning, shouted by faces that have lost all likeness to a compassionate humanity. Turn away. Dive into lines and color, … Continue reading

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Movement Outside thunder rumbles from distance. Inside raindrops pearl every window. Deep within quiet stillness awaiting direction. Elizabeth Crawford  7/12/2017 Posted at Poets United: Mid-Week Motif -Movement http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Save Save Save Save

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How Much?

How Much? How much would you give to see another defeated? A day of your life in sunlight? Pain of scraped raw knuckles smashed against bony jaw, or sharp teeth? How much would you give to see another on his … Continue reading

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Dialogue on War and Peace

Dialogue on War and Peace What is War? Humanity marking it’s territory like any other creature. Drawing a line, then saying, “You don’t look like me, don’t think, or speak like me. You don’t belong in my space. If you … Continue reading

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