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As Linnets Take Wing, NaPoWriMo, Day 18

“There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,

And evening full of the linnet’s wings.”

–W.B. Yeats, “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”

Around the glimmering lake, where birds still sing,

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Back tracking

I’m coming back – in reverse too
my carriage seat confronts a fading track
the train counting off the in-betweens in railroad ties
whistle-stops and scheduled ones we meet in brief… 170 more words

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Unzip your eyes to see the truth!

                        (The zip line of false knitted words

                        a killing net trying to build,)

Unzip your heart!

                  (to catch the zippy winds… 61 more words


Questions for a Traveler, NaPoWriMo, Day 10

Wherever you’re from–

do the stars twinkle and glow

when you look from below?

Do clouds zip by in a stormy sky?

Or birds sing effusively… 77 more words


NaPoWriMo - Day Ten: Around Town

George’s paper ends

somewhere before the sports section.

Instead he finds the kitchen table

still set for breakfast,

his wife’s hips wedged

between cooker and counter… 348 more words


Tanka Prose: Before the Daffodils

Some friends believe our world began in the wrong house, locked in a life with people who thought that love alone would be enough. We can see a shadow in their eyes when they realise our beginnings. 112 more words


St Mary

‘O Brignall Banks are wild and fair
And Greta’s woods are green
And you may gather garlands there,
Would grace a summer queen’.

there are places where hell surfaces… 186 more words

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