Monthly Archives: October 2013

“Resene Color List Hallucination” (Conceptual Poetry)

(There is no rhyme, reason or subliminal political message intended by this nonsensical musing suggested by Anna at dVerse Poets and inspired by names on the Resene list of paint colors.) My Mellow Yellow tinted eyeballs roll like Rusty Nail … Continue reading

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“Follow The Leader”

(Photo copyright Doug McIlroy) I stare at the multicolored koi. They band together as they circle the fountain in the middle of the pool. They remind me of my high school friends. We see each other every day in class, … Continue reading

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“Dreams of a Teenage Techie” (Viralai)

The future I seek No way will be bleak For me. No longer the geek I’ll be oh so chic You’ll see. The old apps I’ll tweak Write programs that speak To thee. I’ll get my degree Be “Super Trainee” … Continue reading

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“Digging for Diamonds” (A Rondeau)

We were digging for diamonds in the sand sifting and sorting the dirt we had panned. The weather was clear, a fine day in May our Maggie was off with children at play. The day was unfolding just as we’d … Continue reading

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“Lost Opportunity”

(Copyright Rochelle Wisoff-Fields) I’m sittin’ at the bar, eatin’ peanuts and listenin’ to Jackson as he tickles the eighty-eights, when this broad enters stage right. This ain’t no ordinary babe. Face of an angel (with experience), hair like a halo … Continue reading

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“Celestial Revelations”

Prone. Heat Sun-baked Sizzling skin. Eyes closed Face tipped Toward the sun. Adrift. Red, blue, yellow. Puce, cyan, tangerine Circle in mad disarray As my blood beats On the iris Of my eye. Colors swirl. My soul Is sucked Into … Continue reading

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“Disorientation”

copyright –Janet Webb I race through the gallery, casting cursory glances at the entries, when one catches my eye. Three shopping carts in the upper field surrounded by open space and anchored by the artist’s signature in the lower right-hand … Continue reading

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