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the Periodic Writer

I stole all of the words, but the thoughts are original.

Summer End Signs – Haiku

A peach pit wastedunder leaves of naked treesas sweater fuzz flies This post was made possible by Ronovan Writes.

Skinny, Love

No idea what to do with the excess calories I get from all the love you withhold from me.

A Mother’s Unrest

I hope the numbness lifted quickly, I hate to think you sufferedfor me.I believed in good of everyone,and often denied the evil of some.It’s not your fault my dormant naturesidelined your efforts to nurture. I didn’t see the monster you... Continue Reading →

Shots Fired

I stacked beer cans way too youngto know their effect on you, my designated caretaker, the funniest thing in the roomuntil two shots were firedand sobered the mood.We would mis-reminisce the marks lateras pinhole constellations, we dreamed were painted with... Continue Reading →

Locked up in Love – A Poem

Contort myself to meet you as you are. Because I love your edge, it’s unfortunate nearly 1000 others will always come between us.

Christmas Stars – A Poem

Read us the visit of St. Nick,the myth of the man on this night.With bread and a tasteful wine flight,we can dance over politics.  Pull ornaments from the attic,along the tinseled tangled star.Sing old songs to build a new start,while... Continue Reading →

A Hike to Write About – Poem

Mud kicked and clung to my calvesand your belly in kind.Though I didn't slow down,you never once fell behind.At times we snaked off the path,to avoid sured disaster. Ice had already started melting,so we dared not go faster.Then the wind howled unkindlyand... Continue Reading →

Prehistoric Passenger – Haiku

Crisp conifer cone dreams in prehistoric pine. Asleep for lifetimes.

No Country for Old Men

You could head south to the river.Yeah. You could.Less open ground.Less aint none.He turned, still holding the handkerchief to his forehead. No cloud cover in sight.You need to be somewhere come daylight.Home in bed would be good.Cormac McCarthyNo Country for... Continue Reading →

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