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“syrup sky”

Written for:  The Twiglets #153 – “syrup sky” Sun burst through afternoon clouds. Sky looked like warm honey. What if the sky dripped maple syrup raindrops? a tap in the tree scent that wafts up to the sky maple syrup … Continue reading

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“pale distance”

Written for:  The Twiglets #152 – “pale distance” In pale distance/outline of horse is befogged/in the early dawn. smoke pales in distance houses and mountains visible wild fires abate There was a young lady from Memphis whose voice, she thought, … Continue reading

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No Reflection, No Detection

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 9 “Write a reflection poem.  The poem could be about a physical reflection (or lack of reflection, if you’re writing about vampires or ghosts). Or it could be about … Continue reading

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“block of text”

Written for:  The Twiglets #151 – “block of text” I walked around the block and was assaulted by a wall of trite text. You are blocked from ever using that text. block of printed text left out on a stormy … Continue reading

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focus

Written for:  The Twiglets #150 – “just focus” Focus. This is number one. This is number two. Which looks clearer? Okay, let’s do it again. Focus. Hokus-Pokus if you focus on my right hand you will never see my left … Continue reading

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“the night sleeps”

Written for:  The Twiglets #149 – “the night sleeps” night sleeps during the day while day is on call. Day dissolves in increments until night is fully awake to host stars and moon. While the night sleeps, safety, security reigns. … Continue reading

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crossing water

Written for:  The Twiglets #148 – “crossing water” array of fish crossing the clear waters in a glass-bottom boat crossing the stream on a bumpy log It takes some time to become proficient at mixing hot water with cold and … Continue reading

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dry as the moon

Written for:  The Twiglets #147 – “dry as the moon” Make my martini dry as the moon. His skin felt arid as the moon’s surface. a Supermoon  looks like you can reach to touch it an illusion There was a … Continue reading

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“chicken fat”

Written for:  The Twiglets #146 – “chicken fat” chicken skinny or chicken fat? Can’t use skinny in chopped liver ap -petizer.   Chicken Fat cannot run as fast as Chicken Skinny, but it hardly ever comes up.   My grandmother … Continue reading

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too human

Written for:  The Twiglets #145 –  “too human” They do not look too human, yet they cry when we leave the house, cuddle in next to us when we get home.   Wanting a healthy, safe world is all too … Continue reading

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