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12/3/17

The almost silent hum of my laptop
Against the pale yellow kitchen light
Is my only friend tonight
And soon I will sleep
In the darkness.

-zu

I like the quiet. 

Poetry

Perfect Picture Book Friday looks at the lovely poetry of Elaine Magliaro

My love of writing poems goes clear back to my childhood. And one of my favorite times to write poems was when I vacationed with my family. 585 more words

Leslie Leibhardt Goodman

Sure Things: Food and Loneliness

What to write about?

Seems like an easy enough question. Some say your topics should be determined solely by the dictator that is you. Others say have mercy on your readers’ souls. 439 more words

Poetry

Writer's block x 2

So it seems that along with the blizzarding cold and various personal problems that January brought with it, it also blessed Turner and I with severe writer’s block. 54 more words

Writing

HAIKU/SENRYU: ECHOES 158: ENTRY AND EXIT

HAIKU/SENRYU: ECHOES 158: ENTRY AND EXIT

enter zen garden

cannot find way out, exit

entry to dream world

 

Note:

This haiku/senryu is inspired after reading Robert Okaji Four Poems at Basil O’ Flaherty.

 

Poetry

The Journey Of Life

The journey of life,

Every step counts,

Though we meet steep bumps,

In the middle of the road,

And fear the future abode,

You wished you came slow, 149 more words

Poetry

Body of Work - Poetry Potluck and Inspiration Buffet 6/26/16

Inspiration Buffet:  This week’s buffet features a poem from Risa Denenberg which stirs to mind the concept of “a body of work.”

While we work diligently on individual poems, submit them to journals where they are scattered about, and occasionally gather some into a single published collection, it is easy to forget that we are creating a body of work. 245 more words

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