Monthly Archives: April 2014

“The Red Rose of Rage”

The kettle-drum thrum of my heartbeat Sends a plea for assault not retreat My fingers splay then contract My soul cries out to react My brain cautions this might mean defeat. The red rose of rage colors my skin My … Continue reading

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“Debut Performance”

  (Photo copyright: Kent Bonham) My first time on stage and I’m prepared to deliver my speech. My lines have been memorized; my body language and facial expressions choreographed to express emotion as my hands are tied behind my back … Continue reading

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