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the woman i thought i knew

looking back upon
the woman I thought I knew –

now, the secret storm
pours in around the edges

her hidden sorrowing seas

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Only Qualifies On A Technicality

Shiny red car
Testosterone boost
Check is late
Or never comes

Five out there
Raise those he left
Two got rings
Three got crumbs

He only qualifies as a man on a technicality… 18 more words

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A Division of Souls: More Character Sketches

Two more characters to add to the gang. These two ladies are good examples of what happens when you don’t have nearly as much faith in your home team as you wish you did…or are expected to have. 230 more words


Hearts Are Full Of Fields

You know her angry, critical;
A person certain, full of pride –
But once, there was another her;
From time long past and distance wide — 86 more words

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Character Tuesday: Phil

This isn’t my normal format for character development, and I’m not making Phil for anything in particular, but it was a writing exercise in my new class so now you get to read it. 298 more words


Sketching characters from "hail the pumpkin king"

When I was growing up, I had a lot of sketchbooks.

I drew a lot as a kid. Not many people know this about me (my old art teacher aside, who once taught me how to paint ducks that won 2nd place in the Maryland Junior Duck Stamp Contest, which is  380 more words


Byr 47 - Ideal

Capacious heart

A gracious turn of mind

Perfection when combined

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