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Lightning

“If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.” – John F. Kennedy, 1956 His words echoed today in Dallas by author and historian David McCullough … Continue reading

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I Know Not the Solitude of Mind

That a thought can attempt To run the mile and reach The finish line. No thought Can compete nor complete, As another, stifling thought Is trailing, yelling, shouting That something is near, some One is coming – it is not … Continue reading

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Prime Mover

rolling in the night endless roads mile after mile unforeseen road blocks conveying precious cargo darkness pulls to light of day Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Atmosphere

In the ether of Gibran, A dead princess – her pavane, By single flame of citron, Darkness past the darker lawn, Sixty-four degrees to dawn, Endless thoughts float on and on Through rare realms, I’ll see anon. Copyright © 2013 … Continue reading

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Inspiration – An Acrostic

Indescribable Nascent Sparks Pass In Random Acts To Ignite Our Neurons Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Undercurrents

thoughts swim unexplored deep marvels remain unthawed below tip of berg Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Departures in Poetry

vessel set adrift embarks on endless journeys provisions in mind Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: This is an invitation to join a weekly roundtable discussion on poetry (to start this Friday) at the 13th Floor Paradigm. No one’s … Continue reading

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Hosting a Muse

Note: Lilith has given us Goddess Prompts: Mono-rhyme, of which she says is “one of my most favorite forms and in some way the most challenging. Therefore, I want to see what my fellow verse-smiths have up their sleeves using this fun and … Continue reading

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Beyond an Empty Page of White

Note: Sahm at Because We’re Poets has given us Monday Poetry Prompt #15: Triolet. Beyond an empty page of white, I wish I had a writing place To read and write and write my right Beyond an empty page of … Continue reading

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Writer’s Remorse

Never in the process of writing have I felt regret, Never with words streaming will I ever be in debt. As thoughts transform from world to mind to pen, There won’t be a place to keep me hemmed in. Nowhere … Continue reading

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