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The Hermit

I need to find new skin to wear
As my present skin is thin,
So brittle when it’s bared,
It cracks around my grin.

But I cannot say farewell… 19 more words

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Betrayal

The absurdity of how much I loved you
Made me stop in my tracks
For how could I love somebody as deeply
As the stabs I have lodged in my back… 29 more words

Love

Angry Boy

All the testosterone
has gone to his neck–
the veins worming out
like exposed Maple Roots.

His jaw pouts forward
and this fat lower lip hangs; … 25 more words

Poetry

Come and Go

She comes and goes gracefully
I see her often
Wondering who is she
Who is she really?
I want to know
What’s she like deep inside…

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The Amateur

Professionals may not be impressed
By my narrow skills.
As I’ll only ever know one tenth
Of the things they will.

But the experts don’t realize… 19 more words

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Bloody Poetry Day 23 of #NaPoWriMo


War Story Bloody broken men crawl back from what we say was an honorable and great thing, war zone.



So today’s prompt for the PAD Challenge… 199 more words

Dark Poems

Write

So many days
I try to write something
But the only words worth writing
Belong to Leonard Cohen.

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