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Measure

Life is like a standardized test

We compare scores

Success or failure

Is determined by a statistic

But we are more than just percentages

Yet we are all terrified… 116 more words

Poetry

For National Poetry Month [Untitled #5]

Like grazing cattle
behind a barbed wire fence:
the land of the free.

#npm15 #haiku

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Poems

The Yellow Line

Stand behind the yellow line it says
and so I do.

Feels like I am treading water
on the other side of nothing.
It’s not the same as swimming. 26 more words

Random Thoughts

Mist of Azure

there, you begin.
between a foreign utterance,
you compel. “your blue is just bleu,”
and nothing else.

notice the namesake;
yet she is as metallic… 25 more words

Poetry

To Love & Die

The night sky can be a lonely place
Did the water capture his face the reflection of anger and regret
Timeless hearts are not worth her grace… 13 more words

JOURNAL

Without Question

We know ourselves
almost like the ugliest
of our preconceptions.

NaPoWriMo 2015
Poem-A-Day Challenge, 18/30
Prompt: Pick 2 vowels and write a poem using words that only contain one or both of those vowels, y being wild and allowed.

Poetry