Monthly Archives: March 2015

“I Can’t Think….”

I can’t think about the sixteen teenagers who are but a half-generation younger than I. I can’t think about the pretty young woman I’d like to ask to tea. I can’t think about the Siegfried singers I heard perform so … Continue reading

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“The Beauty of a Big-Boned Woman”

She is called Mary Elizabeth a name that conjures dainty little ladies with white socks and black patent leather shoes. My Mary Elizabeth is tall a big-boned woman. She has a head shaped like the globe of the world and … Continue reading

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“The Master Craftsman and the Altar of Peace”

The wood speaks in esoteric tongue Naked knots, swooshing swirls from seed sprung. He lays his hand upon the altar grand Offers prayers of peace for prescient young. (Gwawdodyn posted on dVerse Open Link Night, March 12, 2015.)

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“Where Are the Lions and Tigers?”

The ravens ride in chariots Atop a whirling, prescient breeze. Rabbits, mice, their compatriots Fear vicious maelstrom but they freeze. Bloodthirsty wolves with teeth of steel Slash heartlessly amid the storm. Headless corpses no longer feel The pain as devil creatures swarm. Snow falls on fertile pasture … Continue reading

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