Category Archives: Read Write Word Prompt Poem

Night Garden Music

Chrysanthemums bloom ignited heartbeats in the sky – brilliant petals reach colored arms across the night, embrace star spangled children. Television eyes glare under television skies – bring the hiss, boom, and crackle home to us live! We revel on … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poem #22: Untitled 4-22-10

learn how not to flinch the hand raised could be hello you look for squalls when there is only sunshine on the waters and the wind is asleep

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NaPoWriMo Poem #19: Unravel

You think that I’m brave to tug at my own skin, pull on the little ends of yarn that I see poking out: little parades of frayed cotton trees in every color. I have thousands of them, most of them … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poem #18: Dust

I used to believe in you. Your name was Normal. You were a fantastic idol, a phantasm made out of God, pedestal-high, queen of all things that I could never touch. You wore my face like perfection even better than … Continue reading

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Protected: Poem: Speaking In Tongues (Inspired by RWP Prompt #120)

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Poem: Crucify (for RWP Prompt #118)

In the handsome dark, we fumble for doubloons lying dead on the pavement. Little minted mirrors of gold, magenta, turquoise, emerald, and polished purple riot like the wine soaking into the costumed madness around us: this swirling, detonated rainbow of … Continue reading

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Poem: Confession (For RWP #117)

The book was laid open beside your head, which was turned sideways so that you blew a wind of breath across its face as you slept. Once again you slept where you fell, a shadow of an angel collapsing in … Continue reading

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