Category Archives: Poetry

Condemned Alleys Fading Stars

Originally posted on Recollections At Fall:
On rare pensive moments when one contemplates on the vagaries of human existence Fleeting thoughts and images flash with persistence You stop the car at the traffic lights an emaciated maimed hand knocks at…

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Please Don’t Eat the Ribbons!

Am I the only one whose little cat thinks each bit of Christmas ribbon is a strand of pasta? Then, discovering it’s actually nasty and terribly vile, hurls it up in tidy little piles of cheery, multicolored Christmas bile? With … Continue reading

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Life Is a Sandwich

It was soft below us and easy to chew Twill be soft above us when we get through But right now we’re trapped in the middle, and wham! We find ourselves suddenly stuck in the jam Still, the art of … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Plea

My Featured Blogger this week is an African writer whose blog site is entitled Copious Morsels of Everything, but whose name I don’t know. Her birthplace appears to be Zimbabwe (she refers to it in at least one poem). So … Continue reading

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October Madness

Election fever Tempers boiling People screaming Our world on the brink of survival And then there’s this… “You’re welcome.” ~God “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ~L.M. Montgomery

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Look for the Crack

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ~Shel Silverstein “Hold fast to dreams, … Continue reading

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Hole

Originally posted on The Stories In Between:
I wasn’t quite dead But you buried Me anyway It wasn’t much Of a ceremony But what Did I expect I wish this hole Was deeper Because I can still Hear your voice…

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Sometimes your eyes….

Originally posted on KiA's Notions😊:
Sometimes you confuse me too Sometimes there’s a fiery glint in your eyes Makes you look frightening Like you could be dangerous with a sword I feel like I should run To the ends…

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Just Ask Creation

“Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what … Continue reading

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granted

Originally posted on ProlixMe:
You’ll roll your eyes at the mess of my hairbrush. I’ll curse when you forget to lower the toilet seat. One night, we’ll go to sleep still angry and upset. But in the morning, I’ll wake…

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