Category Archives: Free Verse

Belated (but still) Happy New Year — We Write Poems prompt 194

 I have a backlog of posts I started but have not finished.  This is one of them. Auld Lang Syne soloist cannot complain but hears thin echoes of disappointments that neoteric divorced a fateful existent time rings out past an ending a blessing, a fresh balm, … Continue reading

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Within

queer at the base of my soul heaviness firefly desires drink from the crescent under grandmother’s quilt bare fool echoes tinkling fey dances in her garden of patchouli and lemon grass newly dried persimmon formidable yearning still jump For We Wordle … Continue reading

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WWP prompt 198 Child’s Play

waning crescent sliver of a smile before a startled gasp and then darkness I hold my breath somewhere between full and empty waning crescent ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As part of her prompt, Elizabeth Crawford has shared a fascinating site, Instant Poetry, at … Continue reading

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Crazy dreams

She’s the girl who stands alone in the crows of masses, and it’s those masses that call her a freak and crazy.  But what they don’t know is that she hates to go home, because they don’t know at home … Continue reading

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Running like snow

Her tears have fallen and her house is broken.  When you hear sounds of fighting she is the first to flee.  To sit on her porch, and she peers out through teared up eyes.  To gaze at the city that … Continue reading

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