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Swings | All Grown Up

Swings   Sneakers dug into dirt Let go, fly high Taking this moment to revert - Swinging to and fro.   Eyes closed, nostrils flared Higher and higher, I persist Leaving all behind, though scared… Cold metal chains, firm in fist   Maintain my flow, nearly hypnotic… Decades have passed, but I survive Revisiting a… Continue reading Swings | All Grown Up

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Anywhere

Anywhere Too young and too naive, You'll never make it there. Failure awaits if you leave, You have not one prayer.   Long, winding sea of road Leads the way to a new life. Jaw clenched, negative mode Leaving this world of strife.   Swear they know me so well, Failing to realize their words… Continue reading Anywhere

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How To Write Poetry

Poetry is one of the most popular forms of art in the world. Almost anyone can do it and you're definitely not limited to where you can write. I've jotted down my own work of prose in coffee shops, libraries, and even when I should be paying attention to a college lecture. I don't recommend… Continue reading How To Write Poetry

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Hello, Goodbye

The Autumn of 1996 was such a roller coaster of a season. My mother had been to and from the doctor's so many times for treatments for her cancer. She had Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkins, and a lot of times she had to stay over night or for weeks at a time. I lived near the High… Continue reading Hello, Goodbye

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The Island

In Response to today's Daily Prompt: Someone Else's Island We’ve all been asked what five objects we’d take with us to a desert island. Now it’s your best friend’s (or close relative’s) turn to be stranded: what five objects would you send him/her off with?       The Island Dear sweet  friend of mine,… Continue reading The Island