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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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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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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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Fear

(This is an old poem that I posted back in 2014 and wrote even early than that.  Figure I’d put it back up considering the theme.) The darkest depths of the mind are my playgrounds I am omnipotent Spiders, heights, … Continue reading

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Zoo Day

A child’s wonder Etched into their face When seeing the beasts Outside the screen and page Larger as life Striking all the senses As alive as the child Who watches and waves Amazed at the sight Of beloved animals In … Continue reading

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When Free Time Appears

The work is done And the project is filed Editing is too soon No time to start another As an event begins to loom What can a person do? It’s been too long And life still calls You lose a … Continue reading

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