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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: Bedroom Shadows

(As a kid, I always though the shadows in my room were other things.  This probably lasted until I was around 13.  Mostly because I eventually hit a point where it was just fun to let my mind wander and … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Atrophied Imagination

(Ouch.  This one hits pretty hard on the nose.  Apparently, I wrote this in 2011.) Do you remember your power? The childhood ability To dream of the impossible And bring it to life Friends with no substance Explanations beyond science … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Aquarium of Montgomery Drawlls

(This is a silly poem I made about an aquarium with unique creatures.  I would make poems like this just to flex my imagination.  It’s similar to Bestiary of Blatherhorn Vale, which I made years ago.) If you find yourself … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Aestus

(I stumbled onto the word ‘Aestus’ and decided to use it.  I believe it was part of a series where I took various emotions and personified them.  First one was a ‘Fear’ poem I made in high school with the … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: A Touch of Madness in My Soup

(I got nothing.  This may have been inspired by a random thought or something I saw on television at the time.  Insanity is still a favored topic.) You look at me As one would eye a dog Foamy at my … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: A Sense of Something Wrong

(Still wonder this at times.) Is darkness spreading as I age Or have I finally paid it heed? Greed devours many souls And dances with pride before our eyes Children slaughtered every week By strangers and protectors Hate is spewed … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Night of 1,000 Stenches

(One of my sillier poems.  Inspired by a weekly ritual at college, which always had an iffy aftermath.) Arriving once a month Scheduled By a demented madman The night begins With the innocent feast Replicas of food From a foreign … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: A Life Less Stressed

(Well, this dream didn’t come true.  Though, I’ve learned that a lot of people feel the same way.  That’s a shame.) I dream And pray For a life less stressed * Where sleeping Does not require medicine Or pure exhaustion … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: A Giant Did It

(The stories we tell children to explain things can be funny.  I thought about how you can explain a lot with giants.  Nice to see I had some positive and goofy poems in the mix.) When the wind blows A … Continue reading

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