Category Archives: Poems

That Single Step

A single step Taken slowly Making you feel every bruise That life has inflicted Exhaustion is your world Yet you wish to carry on To make progress And collapse with pride A burst of energy Born from such a tiny … Continue reading

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The Grand Finale

A long road has been written Through typos and twists You have seen it to the end Fingers worn and callused Pencils down to nubs The corpses of pens fill a drawer A cemetery you refuse to toss Keys on … Continue reading

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Types of Conflict #Poems Set 3: Vs Self and Vs Supernatural

Last set of Conflict poems.  Enjoy! Person Vs. Self A struggle within the flesh Deeper than the bones Pulsing along the veins Neurons And the soul The problem is not a ‘them’ It is a ‘me’ The hero is the … Continue reading

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Types of Conflict #Poems Set 2: Vs Nature and Vs Technology

Here’s set 2 of the ‘Conflict’ poems.  Hope people are enjoying these.  They’re not as easy to do as I expected. Person Vs. Nature Hurricanes shredding towns Earthquakes and tidal waves Decimating landscapes Alien worlds That greet earthlings with violent … Continue reading

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Types of Conflict #Poems Set 1: Vs Person and Vs Society

I wanted to talk about the various types of conflict in fiction.  I was ready to go and put my thoughts down for all of these.  Even did some research and came to a conclusion that stomped on my brakes.  … Continue reading

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Ode to the Spymaster

Lurking and listening A shadow within the darkness Or a smiling face Sitting across the table Masters of secrets Both their own and others Essential to a cause And those who rule Some are loyal While others have no heart … Continue reading

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#Birthday Time! War of Nytefall: Rivalry is on Amazon! #vampires #fantasy

Normally, I do a Teaser Tuesday to promote the newest book, War of Nytefall: Rivalry.  Yet, it’s also my birthday and there’s no excerpt that I can pick to connect the two.  That leaves me wondering what I should do since … Continue reading

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