Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo

Vermeer & Vermouth

  We traipse the halls and wander the walls, …………………shaken, …………stirred by oil and blur.   .. In April, we poem. 

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Broken-Winged Aubade

.. See the raven, black against night’s last indigo blush, one lone smudged note waiting on a wire. The sinking moon’s an echoed ache of loss and longing; the sky’s a broken song.     .. November PAD, day 5.  … Continue reading

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if i’d only listened to the hum of my own heart

.. , perhaps i might have stopped trying to name my song, before the middle strains were done. perhaps i might have wanted less, and wand -ered more, roamed the floors of my own hope. perhaps i might have stored … Continue reading

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If I’d Only Remembered {Not} to Listen

.. The world’s got a funny way of saying I love you, a sunny way of flaying my skin wide open and ………….{still} asking me to shine. .. poetic asides november chapbook challenge, day 3. 

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Dragon

  .. I am spangled in the sacred skin of wandered sky, the whisperthin wishes of distant stars. I have swallowed moon; mooched her borrowed glow. See my wings? These fallen, fragile things are once again learning how to be. … Continue reading

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The Book of Wild {Flowers}

Patrons of the magnolia, our hips are used in every maple-sugar camp, harbingers of good luck , bustling with hum; make hues of autumn by simple division. Serve as sun ………..-flowers. They have learned the arts of roguery, the long … Continue reading

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Artichokes and Amaranth

(Seed shopping on a Sunday)   .. There’s an entire alphabet here to be planted, a feast for our palates and our eyes and our ears: ginseng, cinnamon, cloves, currant, apricots, zucchini. We head home with brandywine, plums, glacier, stone. … Continue reading

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Meet Jan

… She’s December’s darker sister, un -spangled, decked only in broken resolutions and a disturbing con -stitution of boxes stacked side -by-tired-side and waiting. She’s too long and too dull and too disassembled and too far in debt to resemble … Continue reading

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looking back(words)

    . Writing a poem backward for the last day of NaPoWriMo.  

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Nocturnal Review

. This night sky, falling. Orion’s loosing his belt. I give him five stars.       . NaPoWriMo, day 29.

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