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#OctPoWriMo 2019 #5

Some days the strength is there To rise and dress and go to work Another day, another day And the days roll by Weeks, months, years Until the rut is so deep You cannot even see it - An old... Continue Reading →

How to lift the lid on Pandora’s Box #NaPoWriMo2019 #01

Gather all the people Together in one vote. Give them a binary choice On something so convoluted You don't even understand All the connotations And permutations. Then lie, cheat, sling muck Don't worry about the truth It's all relative anyway.... Continue Reading →

Power Rising

Only the power of a willing heart An open mind, a loving soul Ready to learn, ready to impart Ready to reach and touch its goal In this sacred place all succumb No harm can touch, no hurt or pain... Continue Reading →

#12 OctPoWriMo – Sestina

Love, Death and Hope "Here it is." No one ever says of death Instead we live in a blind world of hope Certain that we will never be left alone That our lives will be filled with eternal love Not... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #13 – Ekphrastic poem

('Hope' by George Frederic Watts) You called me Hope But hope of what I ask you? As I sit here on a barren rock Beside a bitter, forlorn, green sea Is the blindfold bound around my eyes To prevent my... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #10 – The Letter

To Dad It seems like yesterday we talked And then it seems forever No jaunty whistle, no witty sting I'll never hear your voice again Not to talk or laugh or sing The years are a lifetime Six years is... Continue Reading →

Dandelion Seed

Downy fluff, powder puff Summer's fleeting fancy Drifting slowly groundward To sleep, dream, be renewed

#NaPoWriMo2017 #3 – The List

THE LIST Tears and fears and panic attacks Asthma inhalers and ambulance backs Anxiety, worry, pain and stress My work is not good for my health! Mortgage and bills and food and pets Clothes, shoes and roof to keep out... Continue Reading →

Haiku #5

Black dog bites fiercely Downward dark spiralling fall Glimmer of hope gleams

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