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The Light Always Returns

Propelled here by the screaming inside my heart, carpet of broken seashells underfoot, I walk back to the public refuse can near the crossover, silently offering condolences to my long serving 7 year old beach umbrella, just violently murdered by … Continue reading

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All That We Love Deeply Becomes A Part Of Us

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge — myth is more potent than history — dreams are more powerful than facts — hope always triumphs over experience — laughter is the cure for…

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It Is and It Isn’t

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
I recently bought a stylish pair of pants at an H&M in Italy. They’re pin-striped with the words “Love is the key of survival”. We know we mustn’t let hate win. Indeed we must…

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Early Morn Melbourne Beach

  There are perhaps ten of us here socially distanced, mostly fishers, men and women, a few readers and one small child making friends with the sand. PVC pole holders drilled down deep, long monofilament lines lilting in the morning’s gusty … Continue reading

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In Praise of You

National Poetry Month Day 30 – Praise Prompt Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on Pexels.com Hey there tired soul. I see you putting one foot in front of the other and trudging on. I see you leaning against the closed door … Continue reading

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Change

National Poetry Month Day 26 – Change prompt I opened up my Facebook memories this morning and found the following poem about April. Struck immediately by how the current month of April is a stark contrast to the seemingly light … Continue reading

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Quirky Much?

National Poetry Month Day 22- Quirk prompt Of course, the first thing I had to do was look up the word “quirk” because even though I consider myself an intelligent, well-educated woman, that’s the first thing I always do, because- … Continue reading

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The People Who Learned

National Poetry Month Day 10 The __________ Who __________ Prompt The People Who Learned Once upon a time not long ago, on the 3rd planet from the sun, a group of beings called humans had almost had their run.   … Continue reading

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Day 9 National Poetry Month

*An ekphrastic poem is one inspired by an image.   A lambent glow beckoned as deep within the sacred grove sprites and wolf spiders emerged from the mossy loam,   dormice and forest fairies from their honeysuckle nests.  Red squirrels … Continue reading

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Poems For National Poetry Month

Today Facebook Memories reminded me of four poems I wrote in past years during National Poetry Month. I’m sharing them again along with the one I wrote today for your enjoyment. I hope you and yours are staying healthy and … Continue reading

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