Mourning Fog

Mourning Fog The early mourning fog alights across the yard on stoned gravesites soothing to an earth lain scarred holes for souls and yours en garde For long your stolen strength I tried to shadow safely, fears inside ’til staunchly I fell by your tomb as though they’d ripped you from my womb But this…

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The Sound of Moonlight in Winter

The Sound of Moonlight in Winter In the crisp, cold air under pale moonlight, I hear your cries through the long, dark night. Screeching screaming snowblind fright hallowed by holy dreams of flight for the children that you left behind, for the lover waiting down the aisle, for the furry angels at home alone, for…

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2014 APRIL PAD CHALLENGE DAY 16: Ashes Never Spread Around (Poem)

Well…I couldn’t avoid it forever. Today’s prompt was to write an elegy. I figured since I have 14 months worth of those, maybe I should attempt something a little more formal and/or classic – and that’s what this is: an attempt, 😉 Ashes to Ashes by decors Ashes Never Spread Around (an elegy for Mother)…

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2014 APRIL PAD CHALLENGE DAY 3: “Airmail” (Poem)

Airmail I put it off until the last minute the letter to you Tears flowed through my soul whenever I tried A hand-scribbled note of less than a page is what I ended up with “I love you Mom” “We all miss you” So much, me… The deeper words written with invisible ink A symphony…

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