Tag Archives: Poetry

scene, in passing

.. tack me up. for sale. help wanted. lost dog or cat or heart. start a new business. ad. venture. call me in big, bold bright letters. {small reward.}     .. also prompted by poetic asides. 

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this is not the day we wanted, but we’ll boogie on through

.. it’s a journey dance, (one grin forward, two lulls back) a knick-knack-patty -melt (big green splat!) of skip and shadow. a rose cloud spilling itself to breeze. it’s a jar the sky leaves open, as bubbles shimmer-twist pop (don’t … Continue reading

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waning gibbous

.. she’s melting again, on her way to fingernail -thin and disappearing. i’ve asked her a couple of questions, floated her a song, so i hope she’s listening, even in her current state of un. she’ll be back, I know– … Continue reading

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Shhhhhh…

… I’m writing. I’m fighting. I’m flighting my fancy out into the sky: a swirled-up mess of strange. I’m (un)boxing my shadows, inviting them to play. I’ll say what I mean and (not) mean what I s(l)ay. I’ll stay. But … Continue reading

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porcelain sky magic

  . Play magnetic poetry here.

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The Scent of Old Lemons & Stale Beer

.. This poem is a nap -kin. Sister of the paper towel, a place for blotting lips and strategically placed wine-stained rings, things quickly written while under the influence of one thing or another. May I have your number? You … Continue reading

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Verdant Heart

.. Treble clef my song, syllabled in stories and silence. Emerald my eyes in unjaded wonder. The world’s been torn asunder for smaller, lesser things. Release the flying monkeys, hounds, Kracken. Blacken this true blue sky. Come closer. Green my … Continue reading

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1985

… An astonishing number of girls in the sophomore class of Pahrump Valley High were Prince for Halloween. Slicked-over hair, ruffled shirts, raspberry berets, purple reigning everywhere. Inflatable guitars. I was Madonna, Desperately Seeking (Something), in lace gloves, miniskirt, teased … Continue reading

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S t r e t c h i n g toward the sun.

…forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward… – Philippians 3:13 .. Some days, the only way to exorcise your demons is to sway in a furious breeze. Just ask the trees. They’ve been doing this tai chi thing, … Continue reading

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Smudging our Fingerprints on an Infinite Sky

.. I have known the inexorable sadness of pencils, the pensive nature of the quill. The quiet pink will of the eraser, longing for things unsaid; the pull of paintbrush over parchment skin. We write reams and plant dreams in … Continue reading

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