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Back from the Light

Out in the limelight pain thumped its leaden booted dance putting thought in the shade - it was a matter of time a virtuoso performance will not be...

A poets dying wish

Let me be recognized for something Something other than the hue of my skin And slick talking swaying hips Swinging to Latino rhythms beating out of...
Cherry

The Glass Cutter

I got tired of looking out the window for scenes that are no longer there so I cut out the glass that held so many memories and tucked it away it lay...

six gold bands

six gold bands i listen to you, trying to remember 1982. back when you weren't rich, successful, and married. and haggard. you talk of forty, whilst...

The leaving

Going someplace, leaving something Can’t think of anything lights my fire the same Burning through time with a need to be and see A need to be...
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Grown Man Cries in The Bahamas Chapter 2

I’m not sure if it was the acrid taste of exhaust fumes that awoke me or the reverberating banging on the side of the hull. My first thought was that...

Goldfish

Goldfish Are constantly surprised You can see it in their eyes They have no memories Though I can’t remember who discovered this And indeed if it’s...

I Lie

If they ask me if you were late I’ll tell them you came on time If they ask me if you treat me right I’ll tell them you treat me just fine If they...
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sad old man taking a shit

sad old man taking a shit it swings out of me, like a tired conker. a sigh in the water. i don't know when, i started looking in on it, curled in the...
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Up for Sale

UP FOR SALE CHARACTER SKETCHES MRS. HOLBROOK Mrs. Holbrook is a veritable snob. Nothing is good enough for her. She is so fastidious when looking at...

Summer cannot wait

*/ The fly came through my waiting Shocked life into slow breathed expectancy Not a butterfly Though I wanted one Now the fly must do It has come...

Pre Match Preparation

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Norbert Chapter 42 Pre Match Preparation Clothilda Church-Pugh approaches me in the lab Monday morning. ‘Are you Norbie?’ ‘Yes,’ I say through...

Spider

*/ A spider spinning it's web A delicate danger That consumes both Innocents and fools Yet craves escape From a homemade prison Will mock the...

Danny

I have a great friend and his name is Danny Carpenter. He's a very nice man and he's going to Heaven for sure. He bends over backwards to help his...

Pre Season Training

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Norbert Chapter 41 Pre Season Training I invite my seven players to attend a meeting at break time the following afternoon when both early and late...
Cherry

Elephant Song

*/ India and Africa Racked by poverty Riven by greed Spirit of the grasslands Brought down to bleed My humbled majesty On blood drowned dust Brave...
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The Ballad of Muddy Puddles

The Ballad of Muddy Puddles‭ ‬My name is Muddy Puddles‭ ‬and I come from Baton Rouge‭ ‬my daddy plays the blues harp‭ ‬and my momma sings the blues...
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Chapter 5 Children of the Moon

Chapter 5 Children of the Moon Trembling with frustration and anger, Kian folded his arms across his chest and tried to reel in his emotions. He had...
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The Desert of Her Dreams

There are dreams buried under these rocks and stones. The desert is dry, bare, desolate. But there was life here once, I can feel it. Of the many...

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