Your Life Is Poetry #NPM17

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I am pretty excited that it is April 1 and that is no joke! Let the games begin, or more accurately, let the poetry flow. Because if you are a poet, a wanna-be-poet, a writer who wants to work their writerly  muscles in new ways, or someone who loves poetry, this is a magical month for you. It’s National Poetry Month and National Poetry Writing Month and let me tell you why you want to know.

 

First, a confession…

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Against All Odds

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Dear Pillar of Society,

 

All of your reasons don’t matter.

Your staring, judgmental eyes burning

holes through my choices

leave me without doubt.

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Luminary

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A short poem on my One Word for 2017…

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Pullback

 

 

 

 

We are inextricably linked,

but you cannot see clearly,

and I am lost

 

at risk that I might also lose sight

of you…have already.

 

I feel my light  fading,

is it fading?

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Gray Day

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It’s gray today…

and it keeps getting grayer.

 

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