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To Begin Again

How do you come back from a silence that has lasted far too long? A lack of will stilled by a stillness that lacks any and all boundaries? A gaping hole in a wall of stone that has been both … 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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Silence

For Creativity Challenge Day 39: Silence http://1sojournal.wordpress.com Silence The heart has reasons that reason doesn’t understand. ___Blaise Pascal Silence sometimes speaks. Quiet yourself. Listen to your heart beat. Sound of life. A gift given. Once. Hear blood as it pumps … Continue reading

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A Quiet Foe Is A Dangerous One

For Creativity Challenge Day 38:  Relief http://1sojournal.wordpress.com  A Quiet Foe Is A Dangerous One What would relief look like today? A smile, a kind word, instead of the anger and hatred. We are divided, standing toe to toe, hands clenched … Continue reading

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Silence

For Creativity Challenge Day 11: Writer/Artist http://1sojournal.wordpress.com Silence Can and does make a statement. Might shout far better than words spoken, or written. As a writer, my hand slowly falls away from my mouth, where a gasp escapes at the … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Mercy

For NaPoWriMo: Day 9 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com Once Upon A Mercy After completely ripping apart seams of relationship… Ten long years of empty silence. Phone rings… Hello?           “You probably don’t know who this is…” I’d recognize your voice, anytime…           “Well, … Continue reading

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In Response To Humbird’s Question

    In Response to Humbird’s Question Yes, I firmly believe that silence can, and if kept too long, will scorch the spirit. Have known many (mostly women) that have forced themselves, body and soul, to live in a stupor … Continue reading

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When Wordle Words Won’t Work

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #164 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ muffled, sizzle, back, language, numbers, single, right, power, existence, stomping, hello, place When Wordle Words Won’t Work List of words was singularly simple. Said hello and sat back to wait for sizzle of power … Continue reading

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On Being A Woman Who Writes

For 1sojournal NaPoWriMo Poetry Prompt #17: Day 17 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ incapable, harmony, prefer, ragged, write damaged, sacred, allow, women, path On Being A Woman Who Writes Although ritual and tradition create an illusion of safety and security, they seem incapable of … Continue reading

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