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Poetry Day: Berserker Am I

(People dream a lot about fear and love.  I don’t hear much about dreaming of rage.  At least not in my circles.  So, when I used to have these types of dreams, I didn’t have anyone to talk to.  Hence, … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Beauties and Beasts

(Think I was trying to write about the Windemere orcs here.  This one is definitely a big mystery.) Opposites in nature Attracted to their cores The genders Like night and day Differences dueling In an endless dance Where one is … 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: Apprentices

(This poem is self-explanatory.  Apprentices are used a lot in fantasy stories.  I don’t know exactly what prompted the poem, but here we are.) Chosen by their thirteenth year To follow in a master’s steps They wave farewell to youth … 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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The Fangblade

War of Nytefall: Anarchy introduces a weapon that will play a role in at least one other series.  I was going to do a big explanation, but it’s more fun to discover information about ‘The Fangblade’ in the story.  So, … Continue reading

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Dwindling Time

Every second counts Ticking by Building into minutes Hours And grander spans We try to ignore Many succeed Others succumb To the curse of being human Aware of mortality Fearing death We cannot regain The seconds lost Or add more … Continue reading

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Those Tempting Distractions

A twinkle to the side Drawing your attention Away from progress But It’s so enticing Like the noises That one needs to explore Scents Calling you to wander Flickering thoughts And expected errands Distractions Born from the ether To hamper … Continue reading

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