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Day 23 of the U.S. National Poetry Month brings the following challenge:

“For today’s prompt, write a location poem. Location could be physical–like the laundromat, a public park, a glacier, flying saucer, etc. 216 more words


Slow Descent

Wanting so much
to move on,
yet so afraid
to let go,
she gave us
a mixed blessing.

Sharing memories
of past events,
the paths leading to… 10 more words


The Sea.

This body of water will not be coerced.

It pushes, pulls, bends, and ripples, the tides swinging high and dangerous over rocks that have no say. 208 more words


Low-lying on horizon’s curve,
the clouds are painter’s strokes.
They seem to have their roots in earth,
with buttresses of fog;
that span the sprawling continent, 16 more words


Everyone's Girl

Every story has a leading lady-
A fearless heroine,
A clever femme fatale.
But this one has none.
Just a girl with a dream,
But too many cares to ever be free. 98 more words


I pull into the driveway
of our modest country home,
nestled in the bosom of rolling
lush green hills.
Flowing beneath
a pastel sunset, 216 more words



(Trigger warning, content refers to sexual assault)


Who do you trust

When the world denies your claims

And refuses to listen

“You are lying,” 186 more words