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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #7 for My Valentine

It’s week 7 of the Paint Chip Poetry Prompt and it’s Valentine’s Day. I’m tickled that there are some Valentine’s appropriate words in the mix, and they do say home is where the heart is. So be a dear and … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ready — Dual Dodoitsu

My first dodoitsu, a Japanese poetry form new to me that I learned earlier this week from Kanzen Sakura. I’m sharing it today for dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #154. I’m Not Ready I am not ready for autumn … Continue reading

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Heaven Is My Home

The Poetics prompt over at dVerse Poetry Pub today was to write about a fantasy world. Being ever the rebel, I decided to write about a real world that many think is mere fantasy. Heaven Is My Home Streets of … Continue reading

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My Heart, Your Home – A Poem

My heart is a mansion where Christ dwells The parlor filled with His mercy The kitchen overflows with His love   But in a back room locked up tight dwell fear, doubt, and guilt Sometimes late at night they make … Continue reading

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Exile – A Mini-Ghazal

Wandering in the wilderness exiled in darkness, I will return Lost and lonely in a foreign land without hope unless I will return Like Ezra and Nehemiah I travel towards home I press, I will return Longing for home and … Continue reading

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Trains, by Johnny – A Poem

The poetry prompt at dVerse Poets Pub today was to write a poem involving trai_n_n_n_n_n_n_n_n_s. I immediately thought of the song “Down there by the Train” by Johnny Cash, and then I remembered several other songs by Johnny that involved … Continue reading

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Finding the Way Home – A Short Story

It’s a busy week visiting family in Austin, and I don’t have time to write a new post for today. Plus I don’t seem to have any good ideas for what to write. Since I’m traveling I decided I would … Continue reading

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Going Home to a Joyful Greeting

I’m sitting in the San Francisco airport waiting for my flight to go home. I got here early — I always do when I’m flying — and so I have almost an hour to wait. It’s kind of cool that … Continue reading

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Longing for Home

Vacations can be fun and exciting, relaxing or exhausting, long or short. Before a vacation, I anticipate what I will do on vacation, the places I will go and people I will see. Before my recent vacation to New York, … Continue reading

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