Category Archives: Poems

Poetry Day: Curse of the Bloodlines

(This is heavily inspired by Luke Callindor’s storyline throughout Legends of Windemere.  First book is still free.) ***** Is it a blessing? To be born to fame? Descended From heroes And legends Of many bardic tales Holding the respect Of thousands … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Cry for Some Attention

(This poem deals with how the Internet works.  I wrote it when I noticed posting anything positive or a simple update got very little attention.  Once I ranted, I got a flood of comments by people either trying to cheer … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Creed of the Pessimist

(I tend to be a pessimist.  I keep trying to be an optimist, so I should get some credit for persistence then.  Yet, I always run into people who knock me back into old habits.  So, I wrote this poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Creators

(This was a newer version of a poem I wrote in high school, but lost.  I think I did another version when I spent a summer in Israel back in 1998.) It is an itch Embedded Within our blood An … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Controllers of Life and Death

(At first glance, I thought this was about nurses and doctors.  Then, I realized I wrote it when I was angry about health insurance.) They make the hardest choice Based on what they gain Do they pay to have you … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Conspiracy Professional

(I wrote this after getting into a week long discussion with a conspiracy theorist who was all over the place.  By day 4, I was just along for the ride and trying to think of a way to disappear.  I … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: City of Hate

(Just came up with an idea for a city that has succumbed to hate.  Thought of it being a dangerous stop for an adventurer on their quest.) The rusty gates are locked Chains wrapped around the gears So that none … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Catching Snowflakes

(Only point I want to make is that I made sure my son was okay and warm before I wrote this poem.) The child can barely walk Toddler legs still growing Unable to find footing But strong enough to move … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Casualties of the Morning Drive

(This always annoyed me when I had a long commute.  After a while, my mind would start picking on various story ideas.  I’d still be focusing on the road, of course, but I would think about these things at red … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Careless Infector

(Well . . . This poem was disturbingly prophetic.) I hear you coughing With nothing in your way Spraying toxic spit In the air I breathe Forcing me to join you In a fevered bed of pain No one to … Continue reading

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