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OctPoWriMo2019 Day 13 — The Sycamores of Sweet Street

Lovingly I see the sycamores of Sweet Street They flow along as kin to build a canopy Mottled skins and royal crowns, side to side and down Who could be beneath their boughs and consider frowns? Along the blocks we stroll, in perfect shade are we. Looking up are jewels of light between the leaves… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 Day 13 — The Sycamores of Sweet Street

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OctPoWriMo2019 Day 12 — black — Prince Whom Darkness Prints

  Prince Whom Darkness Prints Globe that twists and swirls the depths of globe Needle thrusts at heaven – dark's needle. Wheedle built from Hell's dev'lish wheedle Trove of darkness cached as treasure trove Wasted hungry fish, starved, thin-waisted Needs to consume light of life; black needs Freed shadow bites eats bleeds, evil freed Tastes… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 Day 12 — black — Prince Whom Darkness Prints

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OctPoWriMo2019 Day 11 — silence

  silence lonely forgotten piercing rejecting echoing accusing mocking spacious potent soothing accepting opening special peaceful quiet Morgan Dragonwillow is the host of OctPoWriMo.  Morgan says: What is silence for you? Is it ever silent where you live? Is it a comfortable silence or is the silence screaming? Have you been silenced? Answer some of… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 Day 11 — silence

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OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 10 — WARM

WARM cozy comforter snuggled in for rest no chilled air touches me except for my brave moon face “winter's icy sorrows melting”     I went out to find a graphic for my poem and came across the following concept.  Poetry always leads to serendipitous, delightful finds. Patrick Allen at Life Hacker says: Hygge, which… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 10 — WARM

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dVerse — poetic pop art — Big Hair

Center stage “Here's looking at you, kid.”* See me -- I'm watching you To see you watching My blonde tentacles I want to reach you See red lust and green envy In your eyes I want you to want to be me My luscious lips fill the void In your world of pink butterflies I… Continue reading dVerse — poetic pop art — Big Hair

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OctPoWriMo2019 Day 9 — Steel Snake

image link A train, snaking through terrain Carried passengers along this day Hailing from many paths on the way Stopping for passengers and cargo The travelers got out, stretched so Regarded landscape to and fro “An artist's retreat would be perfect for this place!,” spoke the painter and commune dweller. “That forest would provide wood… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 Day 9 — Steel Snake

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OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 8 — October Days and Nights

  Molding leaves merge with pungent pumpkin pulp Cider mists waft with cloves and cinnamon Crackling smoke rises white in light grey sky Time of decay and honoring the dead Indian summer makes pumpkins grow fat Molding leaves merge with pungent pumpkin pulp Hayrides, haunted trails, children's piercing squeals Roasted corn, bobbing for apples in… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 8 — October Days and Nights

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dVerse — portrait — amber eyes

  Timeless visions fill amber eyes Granddad's mule found in the gulley Hacked to pieces, jealous neighbor “Coyotes done it.” No charges. Arms held fast; thrusts, ugly grunts Timeless visions fill amber eyes Stripped, pummeled, defiled, threatened ”They had alibis.” No charges. Husband dragged away in handcuffs “She said he broke in and raped her.”… Continue reading dVerse — portrait — amber eyes

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OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 7 — speaking in (mature audiences only)

Tantalizing tongues test us terribly to totter from truth, tumbling into torrential tastes that in time will taunt.     Languid laps of luxurious liquid lines lingering lusciously on your lovely lips; then la-la-la-la-la-la!     Wagging waddlers wander wickedly willing wanderlust wilting woestricken ones, who wonder why.     Morgan Dragonwillow is the host… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 7 — speaking in (mature audiences only)

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dVerse — set — brooder

burnished fluff above cream and white sets on fashioned straw bright amber eyes under textured soft red tilt, watch, and wait doughy hand curls around, lifts, tosses henkibble. squawk! instant ejection, propulsion, gobbling, distracted, reveals six oval promises -- promises that will soon be kept     I remember the few years we kept chickens.… Continue reading dVerse — set — brooder