Daily Archives: October 31, 2013

The Cowboy

“Sara,” a voice called in the middle of night. Sounded like Dad. I sprang up like a coiled spring, opened my eyes hoping to see him, but there, instead, sat a benign cowboy in checkered shirt, blue jeans, a red … Continue reading

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To Breathe Free

Suffocating from the smoke- filled fortress in which she was ensconced, in which his breath came more easily than hers, a clearing, a purification of air was essential. A deconstruction of dusty spider webs choking her could only be swept … Continue reading

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Giraffe

Cable knit, white sweater hugs giraffe’s neck in gentle soft caress.  Far too humble, down-to-earth (when bending), the giraffe is unaware of how the white complements his cheeks, and brings out the white puzzle outlines of his chic coat.  Brown … Continue reading

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Stand Up? Sit Down!

Profanity, ethnic insult, Boooo! Can’t this comedian come up with material without using *+$$ every other word?  Boooo!  Seriously, slander against a race of people while the government is so ripe to squeeze?   Written for: http://trifectawritingchallenge.com/boo Write a poem … Continue reading

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What Nature Provides

A place of bountiful beauty unfolds on a stroll taken though nature’s gift. Train your eyes to linger and slowly shift from green to fiery reds and golds. Autumn is upon us, a joy to behold. Catch a leaf as … Continue reading

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