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Writing the Day · 1w ago

She, cold as stone, was once warm

and with soft, scented skin flushed pink from a beating heart. And she moved. She spoke, laughed, walked under sky acres. Then immortalized inadequately in stone or words. Crafted but cold, ...
Writing the Day · 1W ago

Saturn in Opposition

The ringed-planet is visible dusk until dawn. Our home is between, opposite the sun. Rising in the east at the sunset. Peaking at midnight, setting west at sunrise. Distant. Closest and brig...
Writing the Day · 2W ago

Early June Morning

Air scented thickly from many spring flowers. Heat inversion and fog and warming skin. A morning so heavy that the peonies can’t lift themselves to greet the sun. I sit shaded, writing it al...
Writing the Day · 3W ago

Doppelgängers

Doppelgängers – someone who looks just like you – German “double-goer” once ghosts of the living. This apparition of a living person means, if seen as yourself, you’re about to die. I met my...
Writing the Day · 1M ago

Again, the Labyrinth

I am again at the labyrinth’s entrance. No one here forces me to enter. No one is here. I walk alone. Circling north, south, east, west – all directions, No direction. Only partially my own ...
Writing the Day · 1M ago

A Poet’s Lament

The psychiatric term for it is alexithymia – inability to identify or describe one’s feelings. Friends can identify as well as I, but describing is a task for none. A poet with no story to t...
Writing the Day · 1M ago

Petrichor

That earthy, pleasant scent we all know but can’t quite describe from rain falling on dry ground. A word from Greek “petra” for stone but “ichor” for what flows in the veins of the gods.    ...
Writing the Day · 1M ago

The Weight of the Soul

is not very much. Perhaps 21 grams. Yet, it weighs heavily upon many people. Energy that we hold within that wants – Release? To join other souls? An end? Feeling the connection momentarily ...
Writing the Day · 2M ago

Stillness

For any true reflection, we need stillness. The water calms and the image clears. The mind calms and the thoughts clear. But we need the wind, waves, raindrops and disturbances to know what ...
Writing the Day · 2M ago

Prism of the Eye

All the colors are there even if we don’t see them as some do. Newton put a needle in his eye to better know this beautiful world-filtering prism that breaks down all that we see.   Tagged: ...