Monthly Archives: October 2016

#OctPoWriMo entry #6 — Tantalizing

Tantalizing Tantalizing temptations show a future that will never materialize A desirable object that will always be just out of reach Promising to quench your thirst, but leaving you forever parched Offering delicious fruits that can never be harvested Don’t … Continue reading

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#OctPoWriMo entry #5 — Sharp

Sharp The pain starts with pins and needles. That sounds so harmless, cute even, like what folks say about waiting for a surprise. It is not. Not harmless. Not cute. Pins and needles are distinctly different. Needles are sharper and … Continue reading

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#OctPoWriMo entry #4 — Purple

Purple Where are the purple people? The red states and blue states united across party lines to do what is best for the nation as a whole? I know they are out there. Purple prose floods the internet, trading insults … Continue reading

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#OctPoWriMo entry #3 — Sparkling

Sparkling She is a sprite, a glowing dot, daughter of a spark from the burgeoning fire. She dances just outside reality, watching her mother ignite the flames. She is learning her future job, seeing how to turn up the heat. … Continue reading

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#OctPoWriMo entry #2 — The Void

The Void When we mess up writing a check, we scrawl “Void” across it, and it becomes uncashable. When we cannot come to agreement on a contract, we stamp it “Void”, and it becomes unenforceable. What about our other bad … Continue reading

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#OctPoWriMo entry #1 — Time

Time Events float in space, distinct, independent, until we force a connection– an order—based on time. In doing so, we restrict our vision, seeing only events we define as Past. We think them gone, immutable, and deny ourselves views of … Continue reading

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