Category Archives: serious stuff

Hiroshima, reluctantly

August 6th is the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. For the dVerse Monday haibun challenge, poet Frank J. Tassone suggested we write a haibun “that states or alludes to either the Hiroshima attack, or one of the themes … Continue reading

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Count Down

NaPoWriMo Challenge, Day 26: “write a poem that includes images that engage all five senses. Try to be as concrete and exact as possible with the “feel” of what the poem invites the reader to see, smell, touch, taste and … Continue reading

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Elegy for All

If you die tomorrow, I will write you this elegy, because you are loved and you will be missed. And if you sense no love and no connection and feel as though no one will even notice when you are … Continue reading

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Last Chapter

If I were to write my memoirs, the title would be “Reaching.” The chapter headings: How Far How High How Pretty How Wealthy How Meaningful How Memorable Maybe not in that order, but probably so. There would be a Foreword … Continue reading

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rising up

unified resolve urgent-voiced with tear-filled eyes marching for their lives

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yet again

weary flag descends half-staff honors yet again our right to bear arms March for Our Lives The Daily Post one-word prompt:  Congregate

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hang up

Sometimes ONE isn’t the loneliest number. Sometimes it’s loneliest when it’s you, me and your CELL PHONE. The Daily Post weekly photo challenge: A Face in the Crowd

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