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The End of an Apocalyptic Affair ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

How did we go wrong? She and I had a perfect love. Oh, how we played God with the first Homo Sapiens. Ah, their luscious suffering and inevitable end! She laughed at their wheezing, fevers, and cold sweats. I sighed … Continue reading

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Discoloured Past ~ Phillip Knight Scott #writephoto

The rocks mark the ground between prospering weeds enriched by the warmth of a sun surging overhead, encircling those of us interred on a planet whose percussive heartbeat rocks me to sleep. Continue reading at  Reverie in Reverse

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Robin and the Frost ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

For Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt and for dverse, a poem written in quatrains using the rhyming scheme of one of my favourite poems, Yeats’s ‘When you are old and grey’. When crisp snaps frost at fall of winter night, The … Continue reading

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A Personal History of Moving ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Dad wants to cut the Tappan Zee bridge out of his commute. He finds the perfect ranch-style house for us in Rockland County–same side of the Hudson as his restaurant. I don’t want to leave all my friends behind. And … Continue reading

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A Corridor Evermore ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Door upon door upon door. An unceasing progression to everywhere, and nowhere. And yet each glimpse off the everlasting corridor reveals a moment… Flash! I am eight or nine. The maple and elm tower over the dirt trail that leads … Continue reading

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We Sleep ~ Kerfe #writephoto

Dreaming of brightness– in parallel lines we walk silent, our unshadowed bodies like paper cutouts against the night sky. In parallel lines we walk silent– there are truths, but we prefer to bend them. Like paper cutouts against the night … Continue reading

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Soul-gazing

The waters of the earth are heaven’s glass We, in their calm reflection seek our own, And, lost in wonder, think the stars surpass The simple spark we hold of truth unknown. The mind, its logic lost in paradox, Requires … Continue reading

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Aflame

There is a hidden flame I call it life, for want of wordless words To compass mystery. Burning every breath From spark to ember days, From ash to dust. And whether I rise phoenix-like Or must expire, I choose a … Continue reading

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With the Moon on my Wings – Kerfe #writephoto

The past holds the door with the moon on my wings between now and before with the moon on my wings. I look to the tree with the moon on my wings for the power of three with the moon … Continue reading

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Crow tree sky – Kerfe #writephoto

 wondering why then suddenly where the crow diving divining reflecting sky scrying the crow and the tree and the meaning of be the birth in the sky and the void in the flow Continue reading at methodtwomadness

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