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Poetry Monday: "Just Stay in Bed"

Happy Monday! Today’s poem is one that a wrote a few weeks ago on a grey, cloudy morning. I’m feeling quite exhausted today, so it felt like a fitting poem to share. 289 more words

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Poetry Monday: "My love for thee is one of no compare"

Happy Monday! Today’s poem is another older poem that I wrote in iambic pentameter. It’s a love poem, one I¬†like to imagine a romantic lead in one of Shakespeare’s comedies saying to her or his love. 205 more words

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Poetry Monday: "Night descends as I stumble alone in the dark"

Happy Monday! Sorry about the late upload, but the foul weather around me today put me in a rather lethargic¬†mood. Today’s poem is an untitled poem about depression, a personal demon of mine and something that seems to be all too common anymore. 283 more words

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Poetry Monday: "I would my voice had music from the lark"

Happy Monday! I hope everyone is enjoying the start to their week! Today’s Poetry Monday is another older poem that I thought to revisit recently. This poem is a sonnet that I wrote, and, like every good sonnet that Shakespeare wrote, it’s about love! 125 more words

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Poetry Monday: "A bright clear sky overhead"

Happy Monday! I hope you are all doing well! I’ve recently been reading a book of Tang Dynasty poems from ancient China, and the simplicity and clarity of the poems really resonated with me. 72 more words

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Poetry Monday: "A room in total darkness"

Hello! In an effort to post more content on this blog, I’ve decided to start a new writing goal for myself that I like to call “Poetry Monday” (though I might change the name eventually). 189 more words

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Poem for people who ask me when I "went natural"

I was brought up in a kitchen

with a towel around my neck

and a hot comb hissing

I was born

half past a yellow bone… 541 more words

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