Tag Archives: Poets United

Perhaps She is the Thumbprint of Some Wayward Queen

.. You say to talk about her in a new way and I must tell you I am exhausted. She exhausts me. My nouns. My verbs. My inky veins. I have quilled her a thou -sand poems in paper sky, … Continue reading

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Paper, White

  This place, a lake. I see myself. I float my words. I plow black through silent snow and wait for echo.   .. Cool prompt over at Poets United. Come play. 

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all the space that remains

.. : …..a silver moonsmile; ……………….the stubble of stars.   ..   .. Prompted by Poets United. Come play!       

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Recipe for Disaster

(and other just desserts) .. The world is made of cheese. Okay, not really. But won’t somebody please fill all these holes with pimentos or pistachios or something? It’s nuts, the way we spin about and shout our art (i … Continue reading

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Choosing Happiness Over Circumstance (a Christmas Eve Happenstance of Joy)

.. Could we duplicate the way it all went down, the way our troubled frowns turned up -side down? Probably not. Sammy’s was serendipity. Sammy’s was a sigh of relief, a place for seven to sit and exhale, talk well … Continue reading

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Suspended

.. I think I am going to need a permission (Freudian) …………….slip of the tongue to re: ……..animate these tired limbs. Perhaps an ACME anvil(lain) to Snidely Whip -lash my eyes open into the must …………………-ache of the day. Paint-box … Continue reading

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She just keeps writing poems {hardly}

anybody reads. Bleeds to page and blooms in crimson, sky and song. It’s okay if {almost} nobody’s list -ening. This is her place, her space to whisper, stumble, scream. She’s got a ream of paper ten miles long, an unspent … Continue reading

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