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Never a Song

Drifting alongI’ve lost my songI fell from a birdNow I’ll never be heardWhere are I going?Where does the stream take me?To new life, to death?To a reconnection?No, my bird is goneNow never no song

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On Beltane Eve

Wayward! Wayward? That’s what they said.Wayward, because I wouldn’t follow where they led.Wayward, because I took a different route.Wayward, as if I were a woodland brute.Wayward, because I walked a different way.Wayward! And now I wait for break of dayWhen … Continue reading

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This Man of Mine

This man, what can I say?Colliding on the internetsuch is the common waysent me pics.Uncanny likeness:Man from UncleSapphire and Steel.Can this be real?But I’ve no doubtA Scotsman’s genes will out 39 words for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Uncanny

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Misery

Mercy was her nameTo the door she cameA nurse, she wore a maskThe look she gave me, I was scared to askIn truth, I didn’t dareDoes Stephen King still live here?

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Behind Enemy Lines

Who’d be the youngest in the brigade?I swear it isn’t fairDo this, do thatGroom the horsesFetch the waterAnd never mind the dangerOff you go to forage.————————No, I’m not a deserterI’m foraging food and waterWas I to know these are enemy … Continue reading

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Decidedly Sanguine

It is, my dear, quite absurdThe uttermost garbage I’ve ever heardWhy, to think they call the penguin a birdAnd more, they say, it’s a distant childOf T.Rex’s cousin, in the wildImagine a petition filedFor paternity payment supportImagine the court reportHa! … Continue reading

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CCC125: Catch As Catch Can

“Come share a drink with me,” said he. “I don’t mind if I do,” said me, And followed him where he led me. “Where go we?” said I. “To a secret place, where no one might spy.” I wondered why. … Continue reading

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CCC123: What Have They Done?

What have they done to me? Taken me and turned me to stone Never again to go home Sat upon a post in the cold Do they think this foliage will fool me? I am not young but I ain’t … Continue reading

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Gladly Would I

Happily would I trudge the many mud mired miles Gladly would I work my feet Rub them raw in shoes until they blister Just to see this perfect vista 29 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Vista

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CCC120: Lazy Sunday Afternoon

I like to idle in my chair, Guzzle soda, munching snacks, Throw the wrappers where I care. I like to listen to the Byrds, Drone along discordantly, Forgetting half the words. I like to doze beneath this tree; I like … Continue reading

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