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The Sky Belongs to All of Us

I once heard of a man of spirit who put on a suit of flesh and cracked his chest open to prove that LOVE was not just a NOUN but a VERB that we are called to conjugate: to grow … Continue reading

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Twelve Lights

There is the first light by which the world began. Some say it was made by a lonely deity peering into the void and empty black – no stars, no moon, no sun, no world, no us – and to … Continue reading

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Midwinter: Sound and Fury

I. Cold breath claws its way upward, talon over talon, out of a lung cocoon to merge with the dirty cotton candy morning. We listen to each piece of its lavender, thistle gray, and filthy white whisper the news of … Continue reading

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Alabaster Box

Click on the picture below to read the poem (which will appear in PDF format): Alabaster Box Written 11/13/12 © 2012 Nicole Nicholson. All Rights Reserved. ————————————————— This poem was written for We Write Poems Prompt #131: Unexpectedly, Love. Be … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poem #25: Astrophagy

The fire, crackling, reaches fingers upward and curls around the pan atop which the open-mouthed, glassy-eyed fish softly char and die again to the heat before their final rest inside of our

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NaPoWriMo Poem #21: Magdalene

Leave behind more than what you came here with. This is true for everyone who dons a suit of flesh, enters the stage, and begins this dance, this marvelous charade of the phantastic and the thrill, the descent and the

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NaPoWriMo Poem #20: To Thomas

Another mouth etched into a man’s side will speak for him when his first mouth cannot, closed and locked by his spirit’s exit. He returned to tell his tale of how He slipped through Death’s fingers: listen through your fingertips, … Continue reading

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