Monthly Archives: April 2011

The End

Done. Finished. Completed. The deadline met. A month of poems dreamed, written, and posted. Advertisements

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Royal Wedding

In this world where democracy is coveted prize where freedom and equality are fought for daily: In this world, work stops, media shines its powerful light not on the freedom fighters but on a royal wedding. Ceremony, souvenirs, champagne flow while … Continue reading

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Storytelling

A man who feeds his clothes and a woman who beats the devil, a bride who leaves her home and a man who longs for his love, a boy who scares himself and a silly little Cinderella, share a room filled … Continue reading

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Hazel Dickens: In Memoriam

Sing, sweet bird, sing to us your aching melodies about this land called West Virginia. Now you are home, snug beneath the hills you loved so well. We will strain to hear your voice, singing in these mountain winds, echoing through the … Continue reading

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Dreamtime

It is the sound of your breathing, the whispered stories of your dreams that trouble your sleep like the touch of a forgotten lover or the drift of leaves against stone walls It is the way your shoulders curl against the … Continue reading

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Life Lessons

Travel softly in this world; leave no trace of tears but only the memory of your smile, your voice a record of your years. Keep peace with all around you human and all otherkind, wage no war and do no harm … Continue reading

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The Red Table

For two summers they sat, one on each side of the cherry red table on their porch. They smoked. They drank coffee from matching mugs and every morning they watched the traffic on the road below their house. The red … Continue reading

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