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Because love, this morsel, is just not enough

Actually, this was inspired by the #kpodolachallenge. But (of course!) since I didn’t get around to submitting it, I figured maybe I should post it on here. 232 more words


hiraeth: Percy Bysshe Shelley

The fountains mingle with the river,

And the rivers with the ocean,

The winds of heaven mix forever

With a sweet emotion:

Nothing in the world is single; … 82 more words


Desires. Heartbreak. Healing.

Find it.

Find your wings

And darling fly.

Fly from this place

That brings you no joy.



Silhouettes in night

Lovers delight under stars

Shining in darkness

©2016 Dorinda Duclos All Rights Reserved
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Night Owl Poetry

The Storm Before the Calm


Going on ten p.m.
Ready to relax… reflect… boot down
Don’t forget tomorrow’s appointment,
which means:

Get up early (but I won’t sleep) 204 more words


hiraeth: Marie Howe 

“Understand, I love you, even as I turn from you like this to run breathless down a dim and disappearing street behind a man who squints at house numbers, bewildered, about to say something I want to hear” 64 more words


hiraeth: Hayden Carruth 

“I have a sorrow that’s not wholly mine, but anothers”

-On a certain engagement south of Seoul

We often carry around the weight of others’ troubles and sorrows because we love them, but it gets us down. 16 more words