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Changes (Day 19, 2018)

National Poetry Writing Month moves forward! Changes when David Bowie died I stayed in bed all day flattened by the loss of an artist I rarely listened to (and then only the hits) I found myself filled with regrets as … Continue reading

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3 Pounds (Day 17, 2018)

Julie (from SalonZ) and I are sharing titles again. 3 Pounds she tottered toward him so suddenly that he didn’t notice at first, didn’t look up from his phone until she was right there at his knee burbling some toddler … Continue reading

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Kitty Kitty (Day 15, 2018)

Halfway done with NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt asked us to write about a villain who has some redeeming characteristics, while still remaining evil. Kitty Kitty the cat caresses his face with her paw, running the pads through his three-day stubble then … Continue reading

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No One Will Read This (Day 7, 2018)

Another day of NaPoWriMo, another prompt I’m skipping. No One Will Read This The suit was always red but fresh blood dries forming rust-brown blotches, turning the fleece crunchy-hard, matting the once-white fur cuffs. Chimney soot never stuck but no … Continue reading

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Legos (Day 1, 2017)

Today is the first day of National Poetry Writing Month, where the goal is to write 30 poems in 30 days.  (You should try it.) Legos There are Legos on the floor, sharp plastic edges and round protrusions hiding just beneath … Continue reading

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A Suggestion from My Wife (Day 10)

(One third of the way through National Poetry Writing Month.) Write a love poem,  and it’s okay if it’s sappy so long as it’s about me. Talk about  our glorious future, our grandkids running through sprinklers in well-mown grass, dark silhouettes  … Continue reading

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Dedicated to a Friend

what’s one more fire to put out ball to juggle bullet to dodge mountain to climb burden to bear? she can handle another punch to the gut slap in the face kick to the head yank of the hair poke … Continue reading

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