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Poetry Day: Baby Babble

(Guess we know what was going on when I wrote this poem.) Nonsense noises And makeshift words They use to talk to us A patchwork language That only they can know Adorable and frustrating With tantrums on the rise Adding … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Avaritia

(Another personification of an emotion poem.  I remember being excited about finding the Latin word for ‘Greed’.) Humanity has evolved to suit my needs. I am primeval. * Cities have been built to my glory. I am monumental. * People … 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: Ash Man

(Better believe this is about more than a man made of ashes.  Pretty obvious too.) Pieces floating off With every gentle breeze Disappearing in the dark A gradual erosion Of a body made from ash Crinkling with every step Causing … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Around and Round the Medicine Bush

(This was heavily inspired by one of my favorite books growing up.  Dr. Seuss’s ‘You’re Only Old Once’ had a part called the Pill Drill.  I loved it as a kid even though I didn’t know what it meant.  It … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Animals in Our Minds

(Got to use one of my puzzle pictures again.  This poem was a silly one that used phrases involving animals.  I couldn’t get it that big, but it worked for me.) We join the rat race A loyal work horse … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Amalgam

(Was I trying to do horror?  Was I trying to be symbolic?  Think it was both.  Took me a few read throughs to figure it out.  The key was ‘thirty’, which was how many story ideas I had at the … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Along the Desert Path

(My titles aren’t that subtle.  They’ve always been direct much like my poetry.  So, you can tell what this is going to be about.) I walk into the heat With scraps and sweat My protection from the sun I feel … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Allergy Woes

(Title speaks for itself.  I get bad hay fever at times and I wrote this when things terrible.  I had just moved back to New York from Florida too.  So, it was months of pollen being my worst enemy and … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: 1 A Day to Keep Me Sane

(This was the first poem I did with an old project.  I wanted to post 1 per day to keep myself creative.  Looks like I’ll be putting this 263 poems up in alphabetical order, which will be odd.) My goal … Continue reading

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