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state of calm – a poem
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state of calm – a poem

state of calm Closed eyes furtively glance side to side back and forth as thoughts, conversations, real and fictional flutter furiously. Breathe deeply, relax the eye muscles, acknowledge the fear, frustration fueled by fury. Focus. Full breathes forcing air into lungs, muscles, ligaments until tension turns into a state of calm. poetic asides For this … Continue reading

synaesthetic – a poem
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synaesthetic – a poem

synaesthetic I synthesize behind closed eyes irregular forms, colour, shape, storms. Crescendos compose, light in waves, flows in tandem with sound, patterns abound. Sinuously weaving, ebbing, receding ears feeding my sight as sound becomes light. poetic asides For today’s prompt, write a beauty poem. Think Beauty and the Beast; think beauty sleep; think airbrushed images … Continue reading

problem solving – a poem
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problem solving – a poem

problem solving His frown speaks volumes indicating the catastrophe about to take place. Problem solving sobbing with toiletries, toys and teething rings, is it fatigue? Finally. The silent sucking soothes his insatiable hunger. poetic asides For this week’s prompt, write a difficulties poem. The poem could be about technical difficulties, or perhaps, financial difficulties, health … Continue reading

inevitable – a poem
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inevitable – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an inevitable poem. The poem that always had to be, or a poem about something that was inevitable. Maybe two people getting together was inevitable, or maybe two … Continue reading

opportunity – a poem
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opportunity – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an appreciative poem. Instead of writing for NaNoWriMo, I’ve decided to make these poems inspired by the second draft of my work-in-progress, currently titled “Arch Villains”. It will … Continue reading

dilemma – a poem
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dilemma – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, you have two options: Write a love poem. Write an anti-love poem. Instead of writing for NaNoWriMo, I’ve decided to make these poems inspired by the second draft of … Continue reading

alone – a poem
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alone – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an alone poem. Some people covet “alone time.” Others prefer not to be left alone. Many like a certain balance. But this doesn’t have to just be about … Continue reading

release – a poem
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release – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write a release poem. Maybe somebody’s being released from prison or a contract. Maybe a person is signing a release form. There’s emotional and physical release. Animals capturing and … Continue reading

north – a poem
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north – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, pick a direction on the compass, make it the title of your poem, and write that poem. North, South, West, and East are easy directions. Then, there’s Southwest, Northeast, … Continue reading