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CCC155: Lily

Lights Bright sparkling lights Like stars fallen to earth Stars singing her worth. Lily woke up smiling while still in bed Her dream repeating in her head. The stars had beckoned her Called to her from afar Granted her dream … Continue reading

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Blood-formed Laces

They fought with guts and guns and taunts of come-on They wiped the field on the defeated faces of human races They patterned them with blood-formed laces The legion from our region 32 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Legion

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Whatever a Dipsy-Doodle

Kitty Caboodle lived a life that was brutally frugal Fasting five days out of every septuple And on those two days when she’d eat She forsook her favourite apple strudel To feast like a Chinese monk on air-dried noodles (with … Continue reading

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CCC151: Spirit of the Wood

For the fertility of the land It’s me you thank Me and my five-fingered band We come at Good Mary all in a rush Her plain to plough, her lips, her brush I am the spirit of the wood Some … Continue reading

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This Slice of Light

Dark, my bed beneath the world Dark But wait What glimmering? What minor lifting of gloom? It slithers, this slither of light This slice that intrudes, that doesn’t belong. But whence it comes, this fabulous crescent? Has it fallen from … Continue reading

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CCC100: Soul to Soul

I walked a woodland dark and damp Until I came upon a bank Moss encrusted Soft and green Where I met the mellowest man I’ve ever seen Not a care did crease his brow Rich and loving was his soul … Continue reading

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CCC 91: The Shadow

The brighter the light The deeper the shadow All artists know this Why then expect our loved ones who shine to have no defects? Why expect them to be through-and-through perfect? Why be shocked or feel betrayed when we discover … Continue reading

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Of Cobblers and Glovers

To love To feel that sweetest of emotions To give To be enfolded, warm as in a fleece To ache in want of you To open, to let you in That you might know me true To receive… Pain. Better … Continue reading

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This Kiss

Mindless of the pressing chores The waiting floors, the empty stores She strolled along a dream-cast road And watched a leather-sided toad. With a tug at her dirty work-stained frock She sat beside him on a river rock. He looked … Continue reading

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The Turn of the Year

Come join our hands Come touch the sky Come dance the dance And thread the stones Rejoice this day The sun stands high For on the morrow she cannot stay Her southern lover draws her away

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