Tag Archives: sorrow

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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Free-Falling

I. I’m not sure all these people understand You see bodies like broken dolls free-falling onto the clean and deserted pavement. Blood slides out of tiny crevice and huge chasm wounds and joins the shells of flesh as they collapse … Continue reading

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Ashes

Sylvia Plath, courtesy of Wikipedia NEW! You can listen to this poem on Podbean. This was written for Read Write Poem Prompt #106: Repeat After Me.. Sylvia Plath was my inspiration for this poem, in which I chose to use … Continue reading

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“Somewhere” Published in Special Edition of Poetry Super Highway Weekly

Tuesday, April 21 is Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), and Poetry Super Highway published a special issue this week to commemorate this. My poem, “Somewhere”, appears in this issue of PSH Weekly. You can read “Somewhere” at: http://poetrysuperhighway.com/ppa/ppa603b.html#fp10 I also … Continue reading

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The Sun Has Spilled Upon His Face

Thinking Man by Rust Red This was written for Read Write Poem Prompt #66: Re-Imagine Your Life. I took a little license with this, so the poem isn’t about me. I took a little inspiration from R.E.M.’s “Country Feedback” (in … Continue reading

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Five Haiku for Grief

I Miss You by NothingInControl This chained haiku, though written a little late (due to a wicked case of writer’s block the last couple of weeks) was written for Read Write Word Prompt #7. Enjoy. -Nicole ——————————————————– signatures of death: … Continue reading

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Marketplace

Modern Slavery by Souhail 88 This stream-of-consciousness piece was written for two prompts: One Single Impression prompt #37: Paradox and this week’s Totally Optional Prompt (Marketplace). Enjoy. -Nicole ——————————– Heartbreak feels good. So good it hurts deep down to your … Continue reading

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