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Take Flight - Tanka

The sky is open

Can you feel the calling wind

Pushing you forward


Purple hues are whispering

Take flight now my sweet darling


This Tanka is in response to… 6 more words

Creative Writing


Because I already memorized your body heat.

Because my tears have never been so brave before you.

Because I almost forgot what I’d buried down there. 129 more words


I make you free

On Wednesdays, Lori Carlson of The Rattling Bones posts a poetry prompt. The theme this week (13) is: freedom

I make you free

of your bonds. 39 more words


Hands Up!!

“Hands up!!  Young Lady!
Give me whatever you have!
Save your future”

I have often imagined this scenario esp. after that GPS incident.  If faced with something like this, better not argue with the goon/s, better give them all that you have – for your life’s sake, for your future. 257 more words


To Me, Who Thought Poetry Was Hard: It Is

The following two poems came from prompts in my creative writing class. The first prompt is extremely simple: begin or end your poem with a specific number of “things”–what those things are is up to you. 480 more words