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NaPoWriMo Day 9: 9 Lines

Standing Together Oh darling take my hand. Together we will stand While we hold each other near. My love I’ll never run, From here on we are one. Oh my dear, we’ve naught to fear For as our love has … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 8: Repetition

Wake Up! Smell the coffee – wake up! Throw off the covers and get to your feet, Head to the kitchen so you can eat. For food, you must wake up! Wake up, wake up, wake up! Unless you wake … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 7: Fortuitous Poetry

Luck Turns While the carousel plays I plant my feet on wooden planks And stare out blankly from the pier. Technically it can’t be true. Inhabiting the confines of my pocket Is a solitary Lincoln red cent. So I’m not … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 6: Points of View

Thirteen Hands I Instant relief when itches flare, Those chewed down nails at the ends of your hands Still scratch everywhere they’re needed. II With aeons of practice those hands learn, Strumming the air guitar and tapping into the wind, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 2: A Recipe

Recipe for Happiness Take two best friends Add humor, generosity and unselfishness love. Apply tender kindness Then blend gently, Avoid simmering, Cover while kneading and Generously add spice. Season to taste. Yields a lifetime of pleasure Into bowls overflowing with … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 1: It Begins

Bumps in the Night Under blankets, Hide below. Trembling. We do not know Where Creepy sounds originate, Grandfather clock Shows hours, late. Cats come alive In dark at night Pursuing things That give us fright. Things unseen, Are surely there. … Continue reading

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Terror

I’ll be the gunner beside you walking in the night. It’s a thing, so beautiful from the start. Taught to walk with sincerity. But a great terror. To you, a beautiful terror to do your will. Like my brothers, the … Continue reading

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