Poetry Category

Praise To My Muse

A form without shape,
A life of pure soul,
My muse doth wake,
Ambitious and droll

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Fall Forward

If you give it your all
You’ll still fall forward
It will hurt
But this is not the end

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Golden Heart

A chill in the wind carries summer from sight
The storm overtakes my mind
A chill in the wind brings a shiver of fright
Love of a harrowing kind

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Is This Not Me? (Writing Prompt #27)

Only my shadow’s twin dances beyond the portal, but my own reflection remains yet to be seen. Where has it gone? Am I so invisible to the world that not even the mirror recognizes me before it?

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Paper Heart

I slice my hands on your paper heart with every fold as I try to return you to who you once were. This lesson is one I should know cannot be mended with creases. Like the cuts on my fingertips masked with a bandage, a hidden tear still leaves a scar.

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Saving Time

When we feel as if we’re running out, we try to buy time. When we have a bit extra to spare, we spend it. When we want to show someone how much they mean to us, we spend it on them; when we can, we spend it together.

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Excommunication

My friends are my church
But you don’t belong here
Our beliefs clash at the door

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It’s Never Too Late for Pixie Dust (Writing Prompt #25)

It’s never too late to fly
Unless you jump without pixie dust.
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I Wanna Be Like You (Writing Prompt 23)

The prompt was: Write a story themed with the first song you hear today.  Hello, little songbird. I see you there, preening your bright yellow feathers in the predawn light. Are you having a good morning? Your merry tune reminds me that each day has something worth singing about. The flutter of your wings as […]

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Being a Writer

Once, I thought of being a writer When I started to write, I felt lighter I created a world My sanity unfurled But the days seem a little bit brighter I created a fictional place It was my very own magical space The people are awesome One has a pet possum It likes to wear […]

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