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Where…

I wake to a cold, empty bed Alone and shivering My soul coiling and twisting Writhing while I, shocked And dumbfounded, look for She Whom I Love. She is not here. Disarray, dishevelment From my core to the vastness of … Continue reading

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The Poppies and the Lilacs

  For Memorial Day and the Glorious 25th of May, for those who fought and died, in this world and in Discworld, the creation of Sir Terry Pratchett.   The Poppies and the Lilies The ones who fought, the ones … Continue reading

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Compass Rose, by Suzana Wylie

Flashie Friday/Saturday/Sunday contribution, by me.     The compass rose points up and downAlong the river’s banks,A border gurgling ‘mine’ and ‘thine’Dividing into ranksThe whole of everything and all,Joined here by hope’s stone archA treaty-truce, a gathering,Where friend, not foe, … Continue reading

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Crucible

  “As above, so below. As within, so without. As the universe, so the soul.” — Hermes Trismegistus “It is the thing, and the whole of the thing.” — Sir Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant Where I am, that place … Continue reading

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Darkest

There is a pit of deepest hell That treads upon the sod From which the richest treasures grow So promises the god. From suffering comes the purest voice, Throat that bore the unspared rod And in the darkness measured full … Continue reading

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The Forgotten One, by Wren Hartwood (posted by permission)

The Forgotten One His kind had been many, once, a long time ago. Forgotten alone, upon wind swept, grassy hill. Time has flowed past him, lonely sentinel in stone. Many wander by, never seeing what once was. His tears now … Continue reading

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Flashie Friday, Anyone?

Here are 9 stone images. Choose one, write a poem or a piece of short fiction (on FB we hold it to 100 words, but here we’ll go up to 250) using the image as inspiration. Post that in a … Continue reading

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