Monthly Archives: June 2013

“Satin Petals” (A Sedoka)

The satin petals of the high-blown hydrangea embolden contemplation. My fantasy worlds save me from mundanity, embolden contemplation. (Written for dVerse Poets, “Form for All: The Princess’ Poem to her Secret Love.” June 20, 2013.) Advertisements

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“Standing on the Corner”

(Photo by Managua Gunn) By day, I stand guard at the royal palace. A tedious job, but I relieve the boredom by checking out the girls as they pass by in their tight skirts and low-cut tops. The highlight of … Continue reading

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“The Rain Comes Down” (A Rondelet)

The rain comes down And brings new life to my garden. The rain comes down And sweetens the air of my town. Its drops inspire many men And spawn magic worlds for children. The rain comes down. (Written for dVersePoets, … Continue reading

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“Roxie Got the Pic”

When you play piano in a joint like Roxie’s, you see it all. The dames with the short skirts, long legs and assigned seats at the bar. The card sharks with their extra aces. The craps saps with their loaded … Continue reading

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“A 3D, Full-Color Blast”

Around a bend in the road the season’s first flush of blooms. Petals on the ground liberated by the morning’s heavy rain. Pretty cool stuff. (Written for dVersePoets, June 6, 2013.) (Charles Miller challenged us to create a work using … Continue reading

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Sammy, the Gat: “Frigate-Free So Far”

(Sammy, the Gat, is a written-for-fun continuing story). I take the apartment house stairs two at a time and check my stern for signs of a following sea. Frigate-free so far. I tell myself I got the cannon on my … Continue reading

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Sammy, the Gat: “Times Three”

(Sammy, the Gat, is a written-for-fun continuing story. This post contains three flash fiction episodes inspired by three different photo prompts which are listed at the end. “The Gationary of Sammy Speak” for all three episodes is also at the … Continue reading

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