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Not Long

Not long

until the stroke of slumber

Not long

until release from prison

Not long

until reserved, fitting end

Not long

       

Poetry

Be Alive

I.

The switch will flip.

The bulbs will burst.

The cord will snap.

Out

the lights will go.

II.

What is to fear?

Why is the dread… 27 more words

Poetry

John White one of three Esks named CFL players of the week

Coming off of an 18-10 playoff win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Sunday, three Edmonton Eskimos have been named Canadian Football League players of the week. 198 more words

Edmonton Eskimos

Mask

I.

All apologies but my mask

has somehow gone missing.

It may be tucked in the couch

or hidden with my keys.

II.

I’ll not be able to wear it… 18 more words

Poetry

Time

I.

Yesterday is experience.

Tomorrow is longed for.

Today is all we have.

II.

The past provides memories,

gives us all we’ve known

but we don’t live there. 38 more words

Poetry

Psychosis

Drive the wooden spike

deep into my chest.

Propel the silver bullet

through my heart.

Hold the crucifix

in between us.

Drop repeated meds

into my veins.

This psychosis

is permanent.

       

Poetry

Have I Lived

Have I lived?

Did I dispense love freely?

Were moments of joy cherished –

moments of sorrow embraced?

Have I been a true friend?

Were strengths used, maximized – 62 more words

Poetry