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9 Word Poetry Challenge

Adorn, Worn, Warn, Born, Torn, Forlorn, Mourn, Horn, Licorice As I sit on the beach, a forlorn moon rises leaving a trail on the midnight blue sea. I mourn your absence. That you are not here at this place I … Continue reading

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9 Word Poetry Challenge

Soul, Envelopes, Depth, Calling, Trembling, Moon, Rising, Touch, Tenderness Oh, golden moon rising on wings unseen, to soar above the horizon. Amid the stars that dance, within the depth and silence of space. You hover, enveloped in clouds that in … Continue reading

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Dedicated to PL Travers and “the Nanny”

A 9 word poetry challenge Birds wander around the Cathedral Square as a child book held tightly in one hand her Nanny’s hand gripped as if for dear life in the other. The nightmarish face of a gargoyle reflecting intentional … Continue reading

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9 Word Poetry Challenge

Melody, Profound, Follow, Silk, Steel, Eye, Sun, Melt, Lost Choosing love over anger I reached out and took your hand. I had been lost, wandering around aimlessly not knowing, or caring where my life was going. How profound, that you … Continue reading

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9 Word Poerty Challenge

East, Jade, Silk, French, Iron, Night, Postcard, Polish, Sing Sometime during the night I have fallen asleep. On the table before me my boot-blacking box stands guard. My boots bear witness to coat after coat of polish lovingly applied. They … Continue reading

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