Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 23 NaPoWrti Mo – triolet

Jonesing   I wonder what the time is now? The clock is ticking awful slow! Perhaps you think I’ll just kowtow? I wonder what the time is now? Will you swan in and take a bow? Assume you may remain … Continue reading

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Day 22- Earth Day

Pangolin  We creep avoiding fallen branches searching each dark curve for give-away bright tapestry animals’ nighttime eyes.   Light sparkles in the underbrush. Slowly, engine off, we glide to stop slide from our respective seats. Impossible creature notes frozen human … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo – Day @! – Fortune Cookie Lines

(Dear Reader,  Please bear with me!  We’re coming down the main stretch – did you notice things are getting sillier!  There will be a hiatus on posted poems after April 30, I promise.  Though, not from writing poetry, thanks to NaPoWriMO, … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Use These words

The Cowboy, Bartender, Crook and Their Lover   The cowboy, usually so svelte, looked like his own ghost pulled from the gutter, it could have been the quahogs or perhaps a bad truffle downed to impress the mercurial girl, picked … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Personal Ad

(This month my art blog, Two Twitch A Tale,  features Pandora’s Box so I couldn’t resist bring her into this challenge.  I’m also including one of my favorite love poems, written several years ago to my beloved.  First published in Sex … Continue reading

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Day 18 – Media Res

Ameliorate my position or you WILL What? Leave? Strangle me? Poop on the front lawn? Just where do you get off, telling me to back down? I invented the Dodgson-Depp technique of worm-hole manipulation I don’t make anyone jump! I … Continue reading

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It Felt Like Coming Home

Last week, I had the great pleasure of reading my poetry at an AIPF (Austin International Poetry Festival) event hosted by Book Woman. It’s been years since I was in a dedicated woman’s book store.  It felt like coming home.  I … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Second Greeting

Mantra   I love the way you reach for me when I slide out of bed – oh so quietly to read, pee or surf  because insomnia is a perk of ageing you’ve not yet claimed.  I actually like these … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Greeting

Hail! Dark Hecate, Goddess of the Night Greetings, Faerie Queen of Witches Ancient of Days, we bow before you. From Above we come bearing white banners. Angels, djinn, daemons glide down moonbeams dusted in starlight draped in diamante gauze, sequined … Continue reading

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Day 16 – “Translation”

A MÉHÉSZ (Hungarian)  Hatezer évig voltam méhész, száz éve vagyok villanyszerelö. Ha nyugdíjba megyek, majd újra méhészkedem. Valami zümmögjön nekem, zümögjön nekem, zümögjön nekem, zümögjön nekem, zümögjön nekem.  Translation: (I knew it was called the Beekeeper- other than that didn’t … Continue reading

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