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the Periodic Writer

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

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A Thought to my Mirror – A Short Poem

If only you could sink below the surface, deep beneath their rosy cheeks and break through the lying teeth. I'm nothing new to see, but speak free in blurred flurry. It isn't that I'm weak, just shades of jaded mystery.

Depth of Kindness (Haiku)

  Suddenly rain pooled. Raw mud hugged our shoes closer. We walked on, barefoot.   via Daily Prompt: Hospitality  

To Unmarked Memories

I affected, I know; from the ripples receding after it's poured, to smoke twists and turns of candle's embered burn. I affected, I know; from the lay in the covers after a night, to the hushed alarm sound, snoozed just this last time. I... Continue Reading →

Innocent Until…

We are all unsuspecting victims of those with whom we surround ourselves. While we become forever changed, they walk freely at ease. But undoubtedly, we are the guilty party in another's transformative story.

Trusting Myself.

I was going to write a poem in response to today's one word prompt, as is custom for my blog, but I felt like "conquer" described all too perfectly my current state to handle it abstractly or leave it to interpretation.  Last week, I... Continue Reading →

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