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first things first

.. thought we knew what but then the day cracked wide open, and we chickened out.  .. Quickly in November, day 2.      

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blue plums

i’m all thumbs, no poems. take that one cue and put it in your (corner) pocket while mr. and mrs. Pac-man play 4 games for a dollar, …….chasing ghosts. . cool photo and prompt inspiration from Quickly.  

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a murmured minute minuet

.. hold your own breath one tick, one tock; find yourself here. ask the sky why she looses blue. kick the door open; break the lock. this symphony has its own sting – we’re living proof. as seconds pass, our … Continue reading

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Tchotchke Stewing Softly by the Heat of the Sun

. The imp -ortance of being earnest. A chicken, when the car won’t go. Chicago in the dead of winter. The origin of the species of a mermaid pirate gypsy rebel heart. The start of several novels I will never … Continue reading

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Four Small Slices of Morning Sky

… {I} A brazen bumblebee interrupts the breeze, holds court with low-lying clouds and consorts with our lonely azaleas. The sun is none the wiser. {II} The sky is falling, perhaps. Or sighing, lying itself flat with cobalt glee. Have … Continue reading

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1,000 loose-leaf words releasing themselves through a tiny trap door

(a snapshot)   . Why is the doorknob blue? Can you see the blurring on the edges, the ledges of the world ……….and war ……………….within? Scratch the surface of the center. Make the keyhole your home. Focus on the paint … Continue reading

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Painting the Doorframe

Fame comes in quiet strokes, the brushed-aside ecru of foundations, the corners and arches that fall between genius. The masterpiece of scaffold -ing. The gentle royalty ……………..of crown ……………………….molding. . photo and prompt by Quickly.

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The Persistence of Memory Alarm Clock

Dali knew the deal. Time really is just melting away. Maybe a good reminder to stop hitting s  n  o  o  z  e.     prompted by quickly.

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To Make the Masses Understand

.. , mail them packages of am -per -sands. ..   prompted by quickly.  

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Ampersand Armband

.. Pantomime the paradigm (brother, can you spare a dime?) Anytime, he chimes, in his maritime mime. I’m all aslant, can’t (en)chant this scant rant into anything with wings. Understand, this was unplanned; my heart’s offbeat, obsolete, un -manned, etched … Continue reading

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