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Loneliness is…

Response to a writing prompt from http://www.languageisavirus.com/ Loneliness is the wind without a single tree through which to rustle. Loneliness is the rain without an inch of earth to patter upon. Loneliness is a beautiful, heartbreaking chord without an ear … Continue reading

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Flower of the Field

“This is the day the Lord has made; Let us rejoice in it and be glad.”  – Psalm 118: 24 O blooming flower of the field, what joy there is in thee! Without a single word or sound thou speakest … Continue reading

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The Springtime of My Soul

Based on one of the truest stories I know.  (by the way, I wrote this after the sonnet form, though it doesn’t match precisely) The Springtime of My Soul The spring is late this year and winter’s reign, Has lingered … Continue reading

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True

This is another one of my original free verse poems, written a little over a year ago.  It is one of my personal favorites.  I’ve been told that it sounds Dickinson-esque.  Feel free to tell me what you think! True … Continue reading

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Rejuvenation

Here’s another original free verse poem, written (as you might have guessed) just after a rainstorm.  I love the fresh, liquid clarity of the atmosphere when the rain has just ceased to fall.  I hope this poem brings some of … Continue reading

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Unique

This being my first post, I thought I would publish an original poem of mine that sums up the chief purpose of this weblog: to add some color and originality to the world. Unique a solitary Crimson norway maple, standing … Continue reading

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