Author: VK Lynne

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Smooth Sailing

Poem   The water is choppy, and clouds cover the sky. This vessel between me and the ocean. A few miles back, the sun had shone, and I’d glided along, languid and calm. But...

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Fuck This

Poem Fuck this…From wall to wall. Fuck an industry that says you can’t have it all. Fuck a world that says “Girl, you can’t.” instead of “Woman, you CAN.” Fuck a business where you...

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Serenity

Spoken Word So it came to pass, that one morning I awoke, and the Serenity Prayer snapped into place within the folds of my grey matter. After so many years, the ghosts populate more...

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Gothicarus: Part XIII – Dawn

Serial Gothic Poem The sun seemed like a new and exciting friend. Her carriage rolled along the road for days, Yet neither the journey nor the dips in the road and the rocks- suddenly...

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Gothicarus: Part XII – Conductor

Serial Gothic Poem He frowned at her sternly. “You are…connected. You see and hear What others do not. The heavenly realm calls to you.” She twisted her pale hands. “I’ve always felt that He...

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Gothicarus: Part XI – Bumps

Serial Poem Did you hear that? I’m certain he’s back again. Measured breaths against the floorboards Betray the location of the fiend. I will not move a hand or foot. In stillness, I will...

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Gothicarus: Part IX – Mantra

“Ever awake, I must remain Ever vigilant, sharp, and pure. Able to make a firm assay Of the energy in my sphere. Never alone with temptation, Never indulge with thought or flesh The dread...

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Gothicarus: Part VIII – A Timid Spring

Serial Poem When the white came down, it was searing. Dazzling, sparkling colors appeared. She was terrified; she was intrigued Was it possible the doom had cleared? Desperation knows not to caution, Bid oneself...

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Gothicarus: Part VII – Advent

Serial Poem His first appearance was most sinister. (To so deceive a child was monstrous.) He gained her love and gained her trust, and she, Unaware of danger, defenseless, Lost herself. Yet blinded, she...

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Gothicarus: Part VI – Spells

Serial Poem But the world turns around us, Which allowed her to forget, For even years at a time, What her own sins did abet. Buried deep beneath her work, Her accomplishments, her plans,...

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Gothicarus: Part V – Her Lullaby

Serial Poem “Innocence, in a sense, (Lost in heart, lost alone) Innocence, in a sense, Never made me its home. Wise ‘whys’ Revealed damaging truth. Wise ‘whys’ Stole the joy of my youth. Hear,...

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Gothicarus: Part IV- Keralynne

Serial Poem   Here we pause to meet Keralynne Crosstree Neither psychic nor cynic, she yet possessed A vision into a cloaked, murky realm, And its dark interference left her often distressed. She felt...

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Gothicarus: Part III – Decisions

Serial Poem “Keralynne!” he fiercely whispered, In a voice that roused her from her trance. “I am here, outside your window; It’s a night fit for romance.” She rose, brushing back the curtains From...

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Gothicarus: Part II – The Summoning

Serial Poem “Come and slip the rigid structures; Leave social mores far behind. For a moment, for an hour, For this desire, come be mine. Let your heart throb deep within you, Allow your...

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Gothicarus: Part I – Unearthed

Serial Poem Low and close and heavy, The sound that caused her eyelids to part. The blackness oppressed her, She gasped; the jolt of air woke her heart. Its pounding joined the sound, Rendering...

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Allons!

Spiritual Poem “How long will you linger? How much time will you commit? When reasoning is over, When rationality says, ‘quit’.” I query to the mirror, My reply in a wry squint, “Could you...

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Tango

Poem And now he needs you. It’s hard for him to grasp, and even acknowledge. He knows something is happening to him; Awareness of who he has always been Suddenly rushes upon him- Unwelcome....

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The Whole Story

Poem So many facets, and yet there’s no sparkle, Only dull, darkening sides. I turn the heavy piece over and over, Searching for the truth it hides. But does it exist, an absolute answer?...