Category Archives: Poet

Ancient Text

a crow’s cry cracked the silence Sidra emptied her cup even in this dark space she saw that the calligraphy was tinged with red wine a strap bound the ancient text she wanted to tap the secrets of this fragile … Continue reading

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New Place

desiring a new place to set it down to set me down could I see my old place with awakened eyes with a new story does needing a fresh start require a new place or would a divergent story suffice … Continue reading

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Figs

looking through my kitchen window I notice my fig bush has grown several feet since last summer I can no longer pull down the top limbs to harvest the ripe, brown fruit when contemplating my figs, I usually think of … Continue reading

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Truth

what’s so? life, energy it was here long before humans and will be here long after we are gone

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Confession

her boat traversed the channel and aligned with the sand her plan was to inject her confession treat them to a torrid tale she stepped ashore, checked her sect dress and walked to the sanctuary _______________________________________________ Writing again this rainy … Continue reading

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The Stranger

she thought she heard his old truck drive over the hill and park certain now because her shy, devil cat growled, slow and low she turned the light switch on and off snatched her cloth bundle of bread, strips of … Continue reading

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She’s Rattled

Writing with the Sunday Whirl this morning.  The words are bare, birds, crescendo, rattle, shatter, teeth, honey, blue, gravity, edges, blood, electrify.  I used them all.  I hope I’ve not forgotten how to post in WordPress.  It has been a … Continue reading

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Good Enough

she said if short is good enough for Rumi it’s good enough for me  

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A Song

I want a song to steal my heart away a song for morning to help me greet the day at noon, a melody for dancing blues away a chant for evening to lull and tuck away the entire scale is … Continue reading

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Interview with Poet and Artist Phil Smith

I’m excited to introduce you to friend, artist, and fellow poet, Phil Smith.  Phil is active in the Atlanta poetry community especially with the reading group Private Poetry Unveiled.  I met Phil at the group’s very first unveiling. Phil studied art at the Maryland … Continue reading

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