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The day Darwin died

Today is an important day for me. It’s the anniversary of one of my heroes. Charles Darwin met his demise on April 19th 1882. His death has been the subject of much debate and even outright… 186 more words

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For today’s prompt, pick an adjective, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. If you’re feeling stuck on this one, go back through your poems earlier this month and find adjectives you used–if any. 129 more words


The Enduring Promise

Many times death comes unannounced. People fall in their tracks, as they work out the things of the day. Sometimes death comes in a protracted celebration. 96 more words


A Poem - Resilience III

You don’t see me in the night,
My ears pricked for every sound I hear
In the dark, like a stag poised for flight,
And my conscience seeing surgery, 102 more words


Poem for 30 March 2015

Huel’s on his deathbed; Eddie’s broken a hip.

Chris broke his shoulder when he totaled his car; Philip lost his job.

Mom fell and got a concussion; Lloyd Ray’s mother’s in and out of the hospital. 21 more words

Poems And Prayers


A six-year siege is hard on the eyes.
You spend so much time
standing and squinting through wavy summer air
and flurries of snow
trying to discern movements in, movements out. 145 more words