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Inner Fire

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #132 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ And for Poets United: Poetry Pantry #173 http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Inner Fire Immeasurable yearning to bend toward flame of own creativity. Some play safe, stilling that waking desire. Attempt to freeze like a heron on … Continue reading

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Balance Point

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #131 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Balance Point At first, these words felt like gravel in my mouth. Strange amalgam of old trash, nothing else. Left no path to follow, only bits of broken brick fence too high to … Continue reading

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Circles Within Circles

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #130 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Circles Within Circles Even the drunkard is momentarily lifted from stumbling stupor as world shifts and the prophet is born. Bound and silenced expectations begin to slowly attach themselves to awakening reality. Thunder trumps pounding … Continue reading

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After The Storm

For The Sunday Whirl writing prompt: Wordle #119 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Words are: one, wove, scarce, revisited, rain, rooted, crows, vegetation, last, cells, eroded, strength And For Poets United Verse First: The Red Wheelbarrow http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ After The Storm Not even one last … Continue reading

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Wordle Tragedy

For The Sunday Whirl poetry prompt: Wordle #89 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Wordle Tragedy Dearest Brenda, hope you won’t hold it against me, but these words you delivered got nasty. Took them to my room, that place where I brood, but somehow they ended … Continue reading

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Before Sense, Only Sound

For The Sunday Whirl Poetry Prompt: Wordle #88 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Before Sense, Only Sound Before words have meaning, each one is an enigma of sound: rapid spasms that burst through clenched lips, insistent on being heard. Seeming to hurl themselves at … Continue reading

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What Would The Neighbors Think?

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #81 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ this week’s wordlist: wrath, tumultuous, scramble, flees, shore, key, swelling, upbeat, depths, enable, rotten, charm. and for November PAD Challenge: Image #4 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ What Would The Neighbors Think? Their beginnings were tumultuous, like … Continue reading

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A List Poem About Why

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #80 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ And for We Write Poems: list poem I Write Because… http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/ A List Poem About Why I write because there was a time when women were thought incapable of doing so. I write … Continue reading

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Prodigal Steps

For The Sunday Whirl: wordle #76 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Prodigal Steps Eyes dazed by bright sunlight, she steps into shadowy narthex. Immediately assaulted by scent of incense: ancient symbol of prayers rising from centuries of countless believers. Watches as fingertips reach to … Continue reading

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Darkening Echo

For the Sunday Whirl: Wordle #75 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Darkening Echo (for Joan) You can’t patch a wounded soul with a Band Aid. Michael Connelly – The Black Echo Senses life is nothing more than dried husk, constantly shook by storms long … Continue reading

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