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Posts Tagged ‘Poems’

  • Counterfeit: a Poem

    Counterfeit: a Poem

    I wrote this, inspired by the prompt from the A Mother Here contest, but without any real intention of submitting it. I thought I’d share it here instead! Go check out the winners, they’re magnificent. Counterfeit She’s in there, somewhere blockaded ‘neath 18 years of not enough time, money, food, mom. 18 years of second [&hellip...

  • Insomnia: a poem

    Apr 22, 13 • Faith, Mormonism, Uncategorized1 Comment
    Insomnia: a poem

    A poem about waiting: The clock marks empty moments, it’s 1 or 2; the lonely ceiling looks dark and still. Distant cars sigh down the freeway with miles to go. Soon, the birds will sing their hymns to Light yet unseen, shouts of praise like midday but it’s 2 or 3: miles to go. Weary [&hellip...