Is It Worth It?

  I feel myself slipping into a depression. Should I fight it or let myself slide. I do my best writing in a depression Connected to my emotions in that melancholy way I delve deep within find the pieces of poetry that really touch the soul Is it worth the depths of despair? To find …

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Waiting for …

She sits alone in her house waiting for children who never come. Alone by the window peeking through the curtains at the world outside. The world that changed and left her behind. She has no friends, only memories. At night they curl round her as ghosts keep vigil. She waits. Not knowing what she is …

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Almost Famous

Today is April 1 which means its the first day of the A to Z Challenge. Last year I did poetry and poets, but this year I wanted to do something a little easier (less research) and also more creatively challenging.  This year I am using random old photos that I found on Flickr Commons as …

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Food for the Starving

The city I live in is considered ground zero for the opioid epidemic. In a city that has less than 50,000 people, 1 in 4 adults is addicted to an opiate and 1 in every 10 babies born in 2016 were born addicted.

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W is for Walls: If Walls Could Talk

Shadows of yesteryear fall long upon the empty walls Reminding me of all the lives lived. If walls could talk would they give up their secrets as easily as a butterfly shedding it’s cacoon. Suitcases forbidden rendezvous loves lost passions found Desperation loneliness death What tales would they tell Would they hold our secrets close …

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Q is for Quatrain

A quatrain poem consists of verses consisting of four lines or an entire poem consisting of four lines. It is not as simple as just any four lines. The lines must have a rhythm and rhyme to them. This rhyme and rhythm and different for different types of quatrains. The most common kinds of quatrain are: BalladStanza – …

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