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Life of the Author (A Shakespearean Sonnet)

To be honest, this is my first attempt at a Sonnet.  Learned about them in college and it was a project in ELA last year.  I helped my student with this, but I never took it by the reins myself.  … Continue reading

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Touching on the Sensitive

You have set out On a path of scars and tears To bring a subject That delves in shadows Into the light Whether people wish to speak Or ignore the social plight * Using fiction as your soapbox Weaving the … Continue reading

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Touch of Dreams

We awaken With the faintest trace Of a thought That entertained our sleep The dream lingers But only in emotion And peripheral senses Never stepping into view A desperate push To strike life into the wisps Painting the full picture … Continue reading

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That Single Step

A single step Taken slowly Making you feel every bruise That life has inflicted Exhaustion is your world Yet you wish to carry on To make progress And collapse with pride A burst of energy Born from such a tiny … Continue reading

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Coming to the End

Another year ends Yet the emotions carry over Joys and pains Ignore the calendar Only the callous and cruel Can make a fresh start By tossing all the past away Humanity exists With hearts that see an end While remembering … Continue reading

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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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