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Banking the Ashes

It’s been one of those long, slow days. Not a holiday proper, I actually intended on getting some things done but have been sort of in this contemplative loop when I should have been on a work speedway. It’s strange, … Continue reading

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Laineta on the Wave (excerpt from The City of Love)

In Act 1: Scene 1 – Sadima, the Goddess of War, wakes on a beach unable to remember who she is. The Lord of the Ocean sees her in passing and falls in love, but he cannot speak to her … Continue reading

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Beneath My Heart (poem for Nigel and John)

(“John” by Nigel Cox) Beneath my heart Beneath my heart lies memory unheard, but still seen. body upon body indistinct, desperate to be free. Beneath my heart lies memory, a thousand moments lost, where once on blood they flowed now … Continue reading

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The Executioner’s Song (new poetry video)

The Executioner’s Song Death Becomes Her by Caitlyn M. Anderson for Jennifer Loves Jane, Vol 3, Issue 1, March 2011 See ‘The Executioner’s Song’ at Hidden on a side street in one of America’s oldest cities is the modest studio … Continue reading

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writing beauty

I think I am getting ready to do a clothing purge again. I have noticed that I really only wear certain things and as my life seems to be going through a process of streamlining again – it seems about … Continue reading

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scones

yesterday was the writing group, 8:30 am on a Saturday, which we all agreed was a good time because I think it weeds out a lot of people who would not really be up to committing and showing up and … Continue reading

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Advice to a Young Poet from his Aunt (inspired by Bette Midler)

(here is a little somethin’ somethin’ I wrote for the SpeakEasyCafe’s 3rd Anniversary show last night, the idea came from several conversations I have had with some poets about disillusionment and also, it was inspired by a recent interview with … Continue reading

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travel

there, now that is done, the wordsintofood drive is over and I have to say, for a first time effort we did rather well and much better than expected. Our thanks go out to all of you who participated through … Continue reading

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and Saturday is Saturday

just as it should be. I woke up to the sounds of the Mad Kitten trying to open the front door. Which meant I immediately leaped out of bed to do it for her. Why would I not just roll … Continue reading

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beloved of me, my heart tweeps

One of the overlooked bonuses of being a writer is that it can provide more entertainment then you could pay for. In the height of burning the candle at both ends to try and make deadlines I am trying to … Continue reading

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