Category Archives: Poems

The Perfect Tool

It is time to write Yet what tool shall I use today So many options * A pencil maybe? Great if I make a mistake Yet there is smearing * Perhaps a new pen Because I feel confident I think … Continue reading

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The Lords of Monsters

Image of human Power of a monster Soul of a demon The vampires rule all Who live in the shadows And feed on the edges Of the society they once knew Sitting upon a throne Polished to a shine The … Continue reading

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The Manuscript Drips Red

Returning to the words That have gestated and grown Will they work Or reveal my first draft stumbles? * Music turned on To break the itching silence As I sit down to peruse And carve out broken bits * Fix … Continue reading

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Mythology in the Shadows

Centuries ago The gods and goddesses played Controlling nature Answering mortal questions And punishing at whims A deity for every aspect That life threw into the path Lording over monsters and heroes To teach lessons The beloved fables of their … Continue reading

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Publishing Jitters

One toe left To count the times I’ve been at the edge Weeks of fretting Months of toiling Years of forging Wearing body to the bone * The twentieth click After hours of needling Hitting that infamous word Publish That … Continue reading

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Horror of the Snow Day

Plans were made Factoring in a storm Some flexibility built in Yet praying That the snow is light * Starting slow and cool You feel a little skip The worst is an illusion Broken by the phone To say the … Continue reading

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Every Pebble on the Pile

A pebble falls Landing on your head Nearly weightless So you let it ride Soon forgetting it is there Another pebble falls Staying fast and being felt You carry on Because you can handle it Or that is what you … Continue reading

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