Tag Archives: My Poetry

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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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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The space on the wall

She’s the girl with the sign “not For the feint of heart”. When looking from the outside in, she seems to be smiling and cleaning up a mess. But when you go for a closer look you can tell that … Continue reading

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NaHaiWriMo Day 17

cowbird crested spine summer queue for horseflies haiku ideas on parade queue inspection power-line queue then . . . black feathered nova

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NaHaiWriMo Day 16

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ reflecting pool bare branches still old souls

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