• The chief function of poetry is to use words as charms to evoke life and colours and smells - a sense of joy, of awe, of compassion, and so on.

    Eric Hoffer
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    Emily Dickinson

    I finished reading a selected work of Emily Dickinson’s poems. She wrote over 1800 poems in her lifetime, although only a handful were published while she…

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    Can we breathe

    Already clustered full, my morrowed eyes looked beyond her vintage lips. Can we breathe, once again, marked and boundless, a broken wing, crushed by ignorance. I…

  • sunday afternoon

    black coffee pounding def beats through my veins a jazz rift drifts like dead flies against the newscaster’s sand blasted voice scratching head lines across my…

  • desire

    Her breasts bounce in step with each step on the step master they bounce, Like over-filled water balloons on a string, they bounce. Sweat drips slowly…

  • two live wires

    It isn’t nice to be naked. Two live wires, hot, exposed, to dangerous to touch together under the night sky. Dark, unyielding, no moon to light…

  • in search of peace

    III.  in search of peace I searched for peace but could not find her on the troubled city streets I climbed a mountain seeking peace in…

  • dark eyes

    i want to know the story written in her sad, dark eyes i wonder why she cries at night, her sad, dark eyes never smile, but…

  • saxophone

    Got my Lucky Strikes and Jesus doll Pinup girl in yellow shorts pouts love Through lips red as the dawn sky on The fourth of July,…

  • i guess i chose wisely

    You Should Be A Poet You craft words well, in creative and unexpected ways. And you have a great talent for evoking beautiful imagery… Or describing…