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If Only

Day Five of NaPoWriMo. Lots of choices for the prompt today. I chose to write a villanelle, which is defined as such: The classic villanelle has five three-line stanzas followed by a final, four-line stanza. The first and third lines … Continue reading

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Take Two

Here’s another take on Days Five and Six of the NaPoWriMo challenge, combined. Same photo, different poem, different experiment with line breaks.    feel this day with the soft touch of your gentle eyes inhale this view; safeguard the scent … Continue reading

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in honor

You look so young smiling nervously for the camera quite handsome in your new uniform A farm boy called to fight in a war a world away from the Oklahoma crossroads where you grew up You told us about the … Continue reading

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