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Smell The Coffee

Wake up and Smell the Coffee; Poems, Short stories, Bite-size news- old and new .....Because I Have a Voice!

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The Waiting Room

There’s much I wait for: ⁃ a sharp razor that'll cut a tree ⁃ an axe with its immense strength to cut my hair ⁃ common sense to thread it’s way into politics ⁃ kindly lawyers who waive their bills... Continue Reading →

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Red Ribbon

It was time! Paula, whipped out her lucky red ribbon, as she and Rita raced towards their fighter jets. Within moments they were airborne. Rita fell in behind Paula- scanning her radar. All too soon, she picked up a menacing... Continue Reading →

Just in Time

I'm having a go at writing narrative poetry for a personal project. This is one of the chapters. I'm unsure of the rules- and this is how it's emerging. Despite it being a true story, I welcome all feedback- good... Continue Reading →

In my eyes he matches the gods

Sappho was an Archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. She is known for her lyric poetry, and was widely regarded as one of the greatest lyric poets. This piece is an incomplete poem, which I've completed ( in... Continue Reading →

Hello Again!

How to interpret  this poem. It’s either a narcissist reveling in their sense of self or a lost soul who's finally found herself You decide.   Picture this: Finally catching up with the old 'you' -rushing into each others’ arms... Continue Reading →

‘The’ Fear

I used to call it “my” fear but I’ve put a stop to that I will no longer have it so near Instead, I answer it back whenever it opens it’s cavernous mouth - to attack But never does it... Continue Reading →

Sirius et al

Scattered from north to south dotted like confetti a night sky- rich as velvet holds her children in her mouth Sirius holds dominion over Canopus and Rigil and all others follow suit -watching their brothers to see who will obey... Continue Reading →

Our Consensus

Is it an aberration that sacrifice and pain are better escorts to destiny than happiness? Is it risqué to bottle toxicity-fermenting it to sweet wine? I gladly join the avant-garde ...turning social norms on their heads Our consensus is this:... Continue Reading →

Whatchamacallit?

What nickname do I give a song sparked by the sight of a smile? What synonym do I append to a laugh that whistles like the wind? ‘Tis only a poem I can think of -a poem I pen anytime... Continue Reading →

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