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Wednesday Poetry Corner: Attention!!! The Internet Detonator sabotaged my call for Mother submissions!

Dear poets, I have caught the bug! Not the bug that drives us to write voraciously from pleasure ~ but the blasted internet detonator that has been going about lately! 205 more words

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I speak in metaphors

feel in colors,  think in painted movie screens

My tongue, a sluggish traitor
to the quick flashing shades in my heart… 83 more words


Variation on Psalm 16

This is my improvisation on Psalm 16 in the Glosa style,

a Spanish poetry form.

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Marital Bliss

If you grouse
With your spouse
Remorse will be your course

If your rant
You won’t recant
Then right will be your plight

But lay your will aside… 9 more words


Father and Daughters.

Poesy will have a grandfather
who was stained in debt
But you tell yourself that
it has to see an end
before she is born… 106 more words


Plummeting Petals

If April showers bring May flowers,
Then what do May flowers bring?
A colorful display of aromatic bouquet
To be tossed by the first bride of Spring.

Mechelle Ritchie Foster



I feel like a Monday morning

Even the sun is lazy
as it lies
in its bed of clouds
Sleep still hides
in my eyes… 18 more words