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I found myself adrift on a river; a river made muddy by choices I’d made. For years too many to count, I had rowed mightily toward nowhere, often encountering rocks and desolate shores; shores left barren by others like me who had used the best of what they’d found, then tossed the remnants of their own lives into the swollen muddy stream—giving up. Read the rest of this entry »
Is the Battle Worth Fighting?
How can we know? Read the rest of this entry »
Received an email from Promising Poets Parking lot this morning, and I haven’t heard from them for a while, so I’m posting one for them this morning. This is an older one (last summer) and the picture is provided by Reena Walkling at Missing Moments. One look at her photo titled, Pompei, and the following poem came pouring from my pen… er, um… keyboard. I hope you find it enjoyable! Read the rest of this entry »
God Likes Redneck Prayer, Too!
We don’t need no thees, thous, and such! Read the rest of this entry »
We took a little weekend jaunt to another lake this weekend (I’ll give you some pics and details later), so I missed Brian’s dVerse prompt Saturday; Poetics: It’s A Matter of Choice. He encouraged us to write a poem about life’s choices. Sometimes our choices aren’t really choices at all; they’re results of how we are raised. Read the rest of this entry »
Claudia has the evening shift at the dVerse Poets Pub tonight, hosting Poetics: Fun Fair and has invited us to write about the fair. You know, the one with all the rides and booths and good stuff to eat. So, naturally, I took a trip back in time and came up with the following. I hope you enjoy it! Read the rest of this entry »