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October Project Poetry Contest Honorable Mention: Morrow

Morrow I, behind fallen tree, hear bittersweet elegy As many pass through the dark mists, pained So I set in mind, distorted portraits in time Like Clarke’s icons of Poe and glass, stained Transcended smile and wait, while we consecrate … Continue reading

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Pink Noise

Pink Noise   I don’t know why I hurt myself Sometimes it just seems like the best solution A way to find something new Or let go of something old When I’m so sorry I ever told you What wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Green Bowl

The Green Bowl   That girl sings like a desert creature Dry and howling Forever prowling for ghosts and bone There is an ancient tone Rising like a desert mountain A sandy fountain of dust and memory A world descended … Continue reading

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Night’s Dominion

Night’s Dominion   The sky turns hazel over the desert Insulting the day with green bruises The rocks are pink above gray And a single hawk cruises overhead Watching the sun sink As if it had over stayed its welcome … Continue reading

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Under the Bed Box

Under the Bed Box   A hand-painted photo of your mother and father A picture of you feeding the ducks at Edgemont Pond A Polaroid of you with your brothers A memory of the dress your grandmother brought back from … Continue reading

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Turn Back

Turn Back   Oh, if someone would come for her Someone kind and ever caring You know she never gives up Staring into the ashes Looking for signs of hope Rising past the disappointments And the compromises   These are … Continue reading

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