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Teeter Totter Tumble?

Teeter totter Trying not to tumble Holding the plates of life On flimsy sticks That threaten to snap Wind pounding on the stacks And shaking my perch A tight rope gaining ice Suggestions are given To ease my burden Jettisoning … Continue reading

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Mab the Dark Mistress

Partner to the King Yet refuses to be Queen Preferring shadows And a land of monsters To the light of day * A burglar to the bone Stealing and sneaking Claiming all she can Becoming the richest being That nobody … Continue reading

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Ode to My Bunny

I love my bunny Enough to write a poem To honor him As he stares at me write Wiggly nose Matted hair His tummy full Of tomatoes Odds And ends He keeps me safe Flying faster than the wind Tougher … Continue reading

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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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2017 Top 5: #1- Fading Colors

The top post of 2017 originally went live on February 2. What was once vivid Has faded into the bleak Bright colors of youth Have lost their luster And continue draining As the days go by Is it the world … Continue reading

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Right in the Gut

A flash of heat Creating of beads of sweat And a pallor of near death Every bump Combines with every turn Changing lanes Feels like a rollercoaster Memories of food Ripple through the brain The most current meals Driving fear … Continue reading

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