LIGHT, LIGHT, NO LIGHT

Day 24: National Poetry Writing Month #NaPoWriMo Hot flames burn beneath the breath of whiskey’s heat, dry and stale, the eyes like coal never burn out; never burnt enough, trapped by heat, suffocating heat, slowly smoking more smoke, cigarettes, lighter, light, no light in the darkness, find the match, burn it, break it, matches break, […]

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CONSTELLATIONS; BEAUTY BURNING

In response to Jane Dougherty Writes Poetry challenge #50: Fifty For challenge No.50, the big one, the rules are simple: single stanza, five lines, ten syllables in each line and the last word of each line holds the rhyme throughout. The image supplied by Jane is entitled ‘Constellations’. So go check it out and get writing… Jane is waiting, […]

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DIAMONDS OF THE SKY

  We are all stars we twist and turn and twinkle we are the bright burning light we blaze like the stars twinkle, twinkle we burn we are burning Like the stars burnt out tick tock hurtling across the sky hurting beneath the sky where we cry we are all stars fast paced fast moving […]

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In search of a Still Shining, Fading Star

I was once silent Amid the noise, Shadowing the world in stillness While all else- But I- Found its motion. I watched as dreams Slipped swiftly Through my fumbling hands- Hands powerless to awaken my slumber to the realm of reality. I’d been held And felt nothing in that very touch- Nothing but the visceral […]

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