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Candles (A Response to the Connecticut School Shooting)

Grief has stolen the words from my throat: and I want to burn candles in their places. Little white tapers to take the place of every word purloined from my voice box, white candles to stand as silent sentries for … Continue reading

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Poem for 2012

Can we crash through the ceiling and rise like newly begotten dreams to become sky, transmute into fire to merge with stars? Do we welcome this new year like a mad conjurer pushing a pachyderm up the stairs to a … Continue reading

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Diary of a Lost Soul

I suffer the dreams of a world gone mad. I have seen things that you will never see, and the film is on a maddening loop. The heavens are falling down and I can’t even breathe. We turn kingdoms into … Continue reading

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Thank You

Since it is the close of another year, I thought I would post my thoughts today. First of all, I want to say “thank you” to the readers of Raven’s Wing Poetry. Many of you who have visited RWP since … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

Shotgun Blast by Shane Gorski This poem was written for Read Write Poem Prompt #107: Lighting the Way. We were given the above picture as a prompt for this week’s poem. I have to apologize ahead of time: this poem … Continue reading

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Childhood in Six American Sentences

Different by RealNasty This poem was written for two prompts: Read Write Poem #53 and One Single Impression #39: Childhood Memories. The Read Write Poem Prompt directed participants to each write one (or more) American Sentences. If you’re not hip … Continue reading

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Mirror

Could you be my mirror? Do you look like my future, A vision of health and stable ground And the hope I’ve finally found? Have could someone worlds apart Reflect me so accurately, As if the face I see were … Continue reading

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