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Now when it’s told – the wise Jew’s tale,
Of courage tell, that never failed.
As men cried out and women wailed
Was to his face, she held her veil. 28 more words


Why I Write

Sometimes I wonder about the direction of life, and it’s true purpose,
I look around in dread, is it becoming something sad and worthless?
It appears I will never become, what I once dreamed I could be, 177 more words


NaPoWriMo Day 15: I Fall in Love Like a Beggar with a Magic Lamp

I Fall in Love Like a Beggar with a Magic Lamp

My heart is a jumble of disconnected electric cables.

My cock is an orchid dressed as a carnation. 323 more words


Triversen for Napo day 14

Miz Quickly suggested we write a triversen for day 14, a quixotic form which I couldn ‘t take seriously:-

Each stanza equals one sentence.
Each sentence/stanza breaks into 3 lines (each line is a separate phrase in the sentence). 98 more words

Formal Poetry

Never Waning

I think of all you said, and what you did not say, yet inferred.

I wonder what will come next, what will the future hold? 136 more words


Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s brave.
Jihadists want her in her grave.

But now a university
Has taken back Ayaan’s degree.
This woman’s left out in the cold; 37 more words


NaPoWriMo Day 5: Hades, take two

NaPoWriMo Day 5

Prompt: Golden Shovel

from William Carlos Williams “This Is Just to Say

Hades, take two

On a Monterey postcard, for her, I… 337 more words