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April PAD Challenge: Day 10

Turtle Woman When turtles rise from the muck of Riley Creek, laughter bubbles through promises the child can’t wait to keep. Promises to listen to, and learn from, to taste, touch, and feel, to see with inner and outer eyes, … Continue reading

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Aphrodite of Cyrene

For Creativity Challenge Day 21: Woman  http://1sojournal.wordpress.com For Poets United: Poetry Pantry #332 http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com Aphrodite of Cyrene “Perfection,” some would say, of this statue of a young woman carved in white stone. Curves so smooth they beg to be touched. … 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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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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A Wolf, A Woman, and Windows

This is an old poem that has never seen the light of day. It caught my attention this morning because I have always had a peculiar fondness for it, and it seems I am back in the same space that … Continue reading

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In a Blink

Writer’s Island prompt #14 – “Just Around The Corner” Just around the corner in my mind, I am fifteen, he is thirty-two, thinks to teach me how to be a woman and, for a while, I thought to let him. … Continue reading

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