Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo

RWP NaPoWriMo/Poetic Asides Day 16

his essence your hounds spent from their coursing they bed happily but I track your spoor up the stairs clothes shed spiced with spruce and pine evidence Viridios remains with hurried stealth trace that incense– fecund woodland I lunge my … Continue reading

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RWP NaPoWriMo/Poetic Asides Day 15

This night’s canopy unveils her verbal portrait untainted by a heavy air. Delicate secret thawing softens hard, cold mantle from within. Earth alone smiles in reflection, ripples meaning. Parallel toes in sand, just like the first time, baking them into … Continue reading

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RWP NaPoWriMo/Poetic Asides Day 14

                                    safe island                      inhabiting those  thoughts are safe islands, deep waters, thrashing with life  discerning havens even              salmon seek to spawn  amidst this night’s storm [This is a cleave poem.  Simple instructions are:  read the left side, read the right side, then read them … Continue reading

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RWP NaPoWriMo/Poetic Asides Day 13

Poem Starting with a Line from Norman Dubie Worlds are being told like beads around some divine neck,      the pearls of commerce      and subjugation of species Each a faceted gem–      precious           blue diamonds standard commerce for a loaf of bread … Continue reading

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RWP NaPoWriMo/Poetic Asides Day 12

Shrouded Revel When Sorrow waltzed the midnight masquerade I watched her glitter fiercely. Could a star, no, a sun, not pale compared to silver and saffron? Stop my doubts and gird life for courage–I request a dance. “Death is next,” her card … Continue reading

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