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The Narrative of Henry Loyd “Smitty”

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Henry Loyd “Smitty,”
oh where did you go?
   West! to the Rockies,
   to New Mexico!
 
An Arkansas farmer,
   nineteen years old!
When did you find out… 410 more words

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Evermore!

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I’ve still more pages!
More verse-rhyme to write.
Pent-up the Crages
Last long into night.

The Crages are Rages,
Too Crazy to fight.
My wage is More Pages! 146 more words

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An Image Also Has Words

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A squirrel lie unfurled,
from end-to-end curled,

near a corner,
on the sidewalk,
by the street.

My dog stops to smell,
but she cannot tell… 97 more words

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The Ballad of Arborvitae

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An Arborvitae, evergreen,
Aligned a sidewalk path;

A man with dog would come along,
The shrubs, the dog not pass.

It had to smell where others’ tail… 152 more words

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Circles

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Winter Comes as Winter will,
when Autumn Leaves have fallen;

and little Lads will stand quite still,
to wait, while Winter’s Stalling;

for cold, cold Snow, the air to chill, 40 more words

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Lover's Choice--Villanelle

Will my lover choose to stay?

Will he walk off the map with me?

Or will he soon go away?

His heart seems so lost today… 331 more words

Challenges

The Color Of Yellow

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The Daffodil
appears at will,
    decked-out in dapper yellow.

No Hesitation –
Presentation!
    becomes the dashing fellow.

In bearing some green,
only amber is seen, 71 more words

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