Tag Archives: Poetry free verse

I don’t see color

I don’t see color they say but I do, we are no stewpot where everything simmers to a bland monotone as if a melting pot is a goal not an impossibility– for every us there is a them I don’t … Continue reading

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today, when the crocuses open

today, when the crocuses open so yellow, so birthdayish and so late that I have both together this once and in May is remarkable I will thread them with forget me nots and smile for the sake of all your … Continue reading

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Excuses

I write after the children and cats are asleep and the news slows like a clock needing winding in an age when most time is measured digitally, and whispered to satellites so it is always right. I need to wait for … Continue reading

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Cultural Graffiti

This is an old, old poem I am revising, as I believe it still has relevance today.  This does have ***FOUL LANGUAGE***  in it (I use a word in here I have never said–ever, and I don’t read this one … Continue reading

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what the?

no one else knows such precise approximately my difficulty but you unknowing that absolute limited science of solutions to track thicker than layers of water over the nothing of everything duller than diamonds shiny as mud & I am confused with … Continue reading

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how not to write a poem

there are elements in this process I might have neglected along the way like use of meter, alliteration, or assonance string- ing syllables taut, so it doesn’t sound like a Blue Mountain Greeting Card; because free verse is often confused with … Continue reading

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Moon musings

who says we have said everything that can wax and wane poetic about this disc locked by gravity but still pulling the tides of the seas & our blood?

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