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“the stars burn”

Written for: The Twiglets #240 “the stars burn” wildfires high enough to make the stars burn Once I had stars in my eyes– you burnt them out stars in her eyes she witnesses sparkling silver burn and fall A young … Continue reading

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“a wooden puppet”

Written for: The Twiglets #237 – “a wooden puppet” On the dance floor he resembled a wooden puppet. Children’s mouths gaped open, as the wooden puppet’s nose began to grow. little boy sketching his pencil draws sharp angles a wooden … Continue reading

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“we lie close”

Written for: The Twiglets #212 – “we lie close” A lie is not close to the truth Lying close we each dream our own dreams lying close to ocean waves silver crest in noon day sun A powerful man bent … Continue reading

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Four Years

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge – Repercussions Four years of fear, watchful eyes and ears. All the truths we thought we knew, shatter into lies, and hatred. We wait, bated breath. Can we heal, unify, feel … Continue reading

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The Letters

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (by Devereaux and Beth) “Write about a time where you were betrayed.” Love letters in a trunk found by Mom Discharged dishonorably lies, lies, lies too young to be a … Continue reading

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Really?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #105:  Cry Havoc and Let SLIP ‘the Dogs of War’.  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg)  “slip” Mind slipped over past eight years, or he born that way. Nothing slips out by accident. Next … Continue reading

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Favorite Son of Kim Jong Un

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #422 Words:  pressed, evil, orange, tidy, saw, bone, trump, lies, hands, deny, grift, collude Denials of collusion, but his tidy hands did grift. Under orange mop, confusion reigned. Evil, lies–without wit. The Press is bone … Continue reading

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Closed Chambers

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #404 Words:  walking, soft, song, trials, heart, back, hope, booth, gate, cement, surprise, mercy Trials of the heart deserve mercy. Once a soft song of hope filled the chambers, but strangers left the gate … Continue reading

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Substitute Truth for Lies

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #393 Words:  smug, memo, truth, corrupt, delete, mock, catch, hope, note, born, fire, liar Catch that smug-born liar, and memo him the truth. Send a note, and hope it will set a fire under … Continue reading

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Saying The Words

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Blame and Forgiveness”  (posted by Frank) Either one. Or both. There are no other constraints. It need not be about the poet’s own life. She found it easier, less tiring, to forgive even … Continue reading

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