Category: Poem

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Labor Day ‘14

Waiting for rain that hasn’t come. Above the passing cumulus clouds, a prop plane. The gentlest tremble of maple leaves in a breeze too light to stir the wind chime. Mira reads. Frankie, too—or...

Hospital 0

Appointment

They are full today. It is a blocked date. We are dying to get in, everyone is dying; there is no room for death with nurses on vacation, so you’ll have to wait for...

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The Room

In the heart, there is a room That holds your deepest, darkest gloom. Inside that gloom there is a fright That your soul is no longer in sight. You cannot see quite who you are,...

Penguin Stare 0

Kill It

Sound Screams Fear postpone charlatan reactions to justice leaping into disastrous victory lies; even the good ones that create a vortex of honey in the pit of your stomach when the getaway is Scott...

Seaside Cliff 0

Curiosity

Gongs ring, serenity in a temple Mountains, ruins, waterfalls Lost in timelessness, the depths of a dream Tender hues looking through a prism Paths moving soft light, angle unfolds Rippling water, secrets are told...

Peaks 0

Peaks

The time has grown long. Many have stopped climbing and headed back down. Some have just decided to settle on the spot where they grew tired. And now, two more have chosen utterly different...