Monthly Archives: October 2019

Autumn

October’s bellowing anger breaks and cleavesthe bronzed battalions of the stricken woodin whose lament I hear a voice that grievesfor battle’s fruitless harvest, and the feudof outraged men. Their lives are like the leavesscattered in flocks of ruin, tossed and blownalong the westering furnace flaring red.O martyred youth and manhood overthrown,the burden of your wrongs […]

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Autumn is Here

Dressed in long-sleeve realities with bits of pumpkin spice casualties,dare I say, “Autumn is here.” With colors of yellow, orange, brown, and red above and below my head,dare I say, “Autumn is here.” Mornings seem longer as I struggle to move from one place to another,dare I say, “Autumn is here.” My pen twirls as […]

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A September Farewell

I will remember September.Days when Summer begins its slumberand trees begin to freckle.Crisper evenings will be greeted by ember mornings—shining in awakened glory.I will remember Septemberwhile walking through Summer’s burnt cinders.

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When I Write

When I write, I’m free— free to be and do anything. I can lie or tell the truth adding a dash of charisma too. Line by line, I debate the scheme to rhyme. Still, I’m free. I abuse the structure of free verse and consider it a curse. Using adverbs clumsily, elegantly, and undeservingly. Still, […]

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