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A Kenning of Bones

      She ken his foot-rhythm but did not turn. The opal of the night would reveal him soon enough. Before stars succumb to Kephera’s gift, they will stand unwoven, sink to silent moss. Throats cannot contain ecstasy. C.J. … Continue reading

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Unmentionable

    First morning thought— I could die before he does. Simple. I could. Then he can accept death. C.J. Prince Copyright 2016  

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Darkness of Sorrow

Darkness of Sorrow   I am the scent of purple hyacinth, the mist courting moon, an unfurled floribunda.   I am the blue of lake sucked into heaven, the memory of withered amaryllis. Like the moon, I shine even when … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

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Dear Muse,

Dear Muse, You stand there, elegant as Butterfly Woman, a halo of white lilies in your pale,  gossamer locks. Skirts of aubergine and amber synonyms swirl in the breeze of lip licking meter. You stir the cauldron of dictionaries, words … Continue reading

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A Kabballah of Stones

Prompt for Day 10:  Now for today’s prompt (optional, as always): Today I challenge you to write an abecedarian poem – a poem with a structure derived from the alphabet. There are a couple of ways of doing this. You … Continue reading

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Space Between Keyholes

Today’s Prompt:  Day Eight: today I challenge you to write a palinode. And what’s that? It’s a poem in which the poet retracts a statement made in an earlier poem. You could take that route or, if you don’t have … Continue reading

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