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Response to Mary Oliver’s Poem “Mindful” by Erin Anderson

Dominant Hand I “Prayers made out of grass” I dream of such a soft world Which light shines upon       II I fall asleep there Under the soft canopy Mind finally clear   III This is commonplace? Mary, … Continue reading

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“Home” by Maggie Sue T.

As the heavy clouds erupt, rain falls from the sky A cold chill engulfs the night air The dampness declares war on the bones within The aches and the pain has attacked the body As the rain falls I can … Continue reading

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“Bullying” by Maggie Sue T.

What lies in the shadows should stay Bullying innocent people is not the way. Pick on innocent people who cannot defend Themselves.Does that make you feel tough, Do you feel good about yourself?Too bad you cannot pick on someone who … Continue reading

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“Homeless” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Back stabbing is the game you play Destroying lives is your only way Evicting people from their home The streets is where you’d see them roam You pretend to care but that’s not true The only one you care for … Continue reading

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“A Woman in Time” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Tired, warn out face Salt and pepper hair sets the pace The fragile body that I see Respected lady, I do agree She lives alone, no one around A couch, two chairs is all I found A peaceful soul I … Continue reading

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Grit Uplifted at Words Fest!

Come one, come all! Happening Saturday, October 25th, it’s the Grit Uplifted Writing Session at WordsFest London, celebrating all things wordy. This drop-in writing workshop will provide participants with some insight regarding how our weekly writing group functions: we work … Continue reading

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You Never Left Me (Allegory) – Alan Blenkhorn

Parents Separated Children Sent away Others Stray To find their way Out of sight The quiet fight A living Misery Seemingly Very, very Wrong Everything now gone! Life Isn’t Right Past Another insight A loner Bi Polar Without Medication To … Continue reading

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“Progeny” by David Allan Ross

If a sapling could look up at its parent, what might it feel? Would it be in awe of the hulking presence that it must one day emulate? Will it be up to the task of striving for the sky, … Continue reading

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“More Resources” by Alan Blenkhorn

It is kind of funny You can live without money It’s easy Come with me To churches with lunch and dinner You can even be a sinner Soup kitchens Salvation Army and the mission Helping hands They really understand If … Continue reading

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“There is nothing funny about hunger” by Alan Blenkhorn

I’ve got the facts under my hat Acted crazy all day and they didn’t put me away Exaggerated feelings, function and emotions Collided in the commotion Boring Nothing showing In a pout, I’m missing out Something is stimulating our minds … Continue reading

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