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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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NaPoWriMo Poem #19: Holes

Nails bite and sting, leaving holes where flesh should be; life leaks out in pints of blood. Holes in his wrists speak of exit wounds and a life lost to love. But this vessel is filled and a once dead … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poem #18: Gardens

I. A pair of urns, thrown against the belly bark skin of a tree and busted. The fruit hanging above, pointing down in double-edged swords, falls like icicles around the collection of shards lying at the base of the tree. … Continue reading

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Phantasmagoria

This poem was written for Read Write Poem Prompt #114: All Over The Map. I decided to continue the narrative that began in “Endgame” and continued in “Emmaus”. The words led me to a dream sequence experienced by the character … Continue reading

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Emmaus

This was written for Read Write Poem Prompt # 112: The Narrative Wallpaper. I decided to continue the story from last week’s poem, Endgame. I wanted to see what happened to the speaker in the poem. I looked at a … Continue reading

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