Category Archives: poem

Only Grasped Lightly

Writer’s Island prompt 11 –   “SLIPPED THROUGH MY FINGERS”. So much has slipped through my fingers that couldn’t grip as tightly as I wished them to. Held loosely, many fell to ground without a sound, some forgotten in haste to … Continue reading

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Writer’s Island Prompt #9, “If Only”

  Circling Flashbacks Ah yes, those famous “If Only’s.” Vultures that visit in loneliness of after midnight hours, trip mind, pecking to find thickening shadows, actually cramp bowels of a darkness long past, dragging out ugly clothes of yesterday in … Continue reading

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Back To The Wild Thing and A Little Bird

  Although my last blog looked to be a departure from the things I have been writing about (Wild Thing), it really wasn’t. Go back and reread the words to that old folk song that introduces the previous article. The … Continue reading

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Different Faces

Yesterday, while browsing through several other WordPress blogs, I found a comment (Spasmically Perfect), in which one writer told another that her muse looked like Danny DeVito. I really liked the idea of my muse wearing a face I could … Continue reading

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