Category Archives: POEMS

DRAWING A BLANK

This Page This Blank Page This Spotless, Blank, White Page Why is it so terrifying? So intimidating? So daunting?

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NOW THAT HALLOWEEN HAS PASSED…

  “…gather your witches, vampires and bats, spiders, ghosties and arch-backed black cats. Stand them together with goblins and ghouls, then stack them up high on the backs of pack mules, Or store them in boxes way up in your … Continue reading

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KALAALLIT NUNAAT – Man In The Icicle

  Winter Dissolving crystalline crust decomposing evaporating

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‘TIS THE NIGHT OF WINTER SOLSTICE

‘Tis three nights before Christmas, the day after Hanukkah, eight from St. Lucia, and five ’til Kwanzaa. ‘Tis two months since Diwali, India’s festival of light, as Sun settles into our world’s longest night.   A breeze hugs the mountain, nudging … Continue reading

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WINDOW TO (AN)OTHER WORLD

A Daily Post Photo Challenge – inspired by a recent accidental photo taken from a Chicago hotel room window…   Dusk nosedives, hits street below Twilight flaunts a brave new world Should I stay or should I go?  

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JELLIES vs. WELLIES – An Elemental Conundrum

There’s a jelly near my welly Is it a he or she? Not the welly, but the jelly, Either way, I’ll flee! But wait…

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HIGHLAND HIGH-JINX

With the weather taking a turn, I ditched the broom and opted for United Airlines. Once we reached our cruising altitude, the skies turned friendly, reflecting the lovely crew members’ cordiality, making my journey to Scotland if not completely comfortable … Continue reading

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