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2018-01-24 Why Poetry

I’m in the car this morning navigating the ice rink that is the high school parking lot. I was dodging teenagers and their Pontiacs and late model Cadillacs and somehow maintaining my positive disposition despite my daughters insistance on fighting … Continue reading

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Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic Not too long ago the kids stopped believing So this year all that they will be receiving Are gifts from family and from each other Nothing from Santa for this sister and brother. The Polar Express has lost … Continue reading

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My Perfect Sunset Sky

My Perfect Sunset Sky I’m so sorry for trying to make you out to be A puzzle piece Rounded edges to fit certain curves In the color of burnt sienna A fairy-tale ending moment To complete the picture of my … Continue reading

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Water

Water  The current like time Always flowing without fail Smooths a jagged stone. *** This post was inspired by the Writing 201 (Day 1) Prompt: Water, Haiku, Simile Theme: Water Style: Haiku (definitely not one of my favorites). Technique: Simile … Continue reading

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Center Stage

Center Stage The road that I traveled was troubled and long Each turn that I took could have been terribly wrong But somehow I managed To not get too damaged And I found my way the end of that song. … Continue reading

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Idle Music

Idle Music Tapping, snapping, closed fist knuckles rapping, playing out the tune thats stuck up in your head. In the car, barely moving, your thumbs are thumping the steering wheel instead. Idle moments filled with sound by busy digits thinking … Continue reading

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Getting There

Getting There Nothing worthwhile is ever easy And time is what it takes to get there. Up and down and around the circle With a few reminders that life’s not fair. We stop and stare and wonder why With a … Continue reading

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