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shoals moles foals

writing goals are like sandy shoals within the shallows and depths of story they offer moments to come up to the surface and survey the seas lest one become swept away by currents and tides on which distraction rides within … Continue reading

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stencil

i had a dear stencil i traced with a pencil along came curvaceous spirograph who scrawled pencil’s epitaph its strength was not tensile

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irresistible

“Only that which does not teach, which does not cry out, which does not condescend, which does not explain, is irresistible.” — W. B. Yeats

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Why do you write?

A friend recently posted a question: “Why do you write?” Here is a copy of my reply. What about you? Why do you write? When I meditate, I let go of my attachment to follow the would-be train of thoughts. … Continue reading

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quillish in quintillus

feels quite quillish in quintillus simply scribbish in sextillus words quiver through my fingers while a hint of rhyme here lingers shaking all the tree trunks in the grove of queer ideas riles up some shy skunks and squirrels, the … Continue reading

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silent shroud

when i speak i sound like a freak when i write it fills me with fright when i speak with my lips my words collide like errant ships when i write what i want to show it comes out right … Continue reading

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kay bee

i could touch you gently caress you like a whisper play you pianissimo i could strike you hard pound you like i’m shouting force you with a fierce forte maybe a milder mezzo a taste of the wild realm between … Continue reading

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