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I lock the doors I come home I lock the doors I go out I don’t I’m afraid Someone can Come in When I’m home I went outside I went to see her To drink her voice And for a moment Dissolve in her beauty I let her in But ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Jan 22 Jan 22 33 comments
Talk Please be seated It is a remarkable day It proves how much we can achieve If we all together Follow my lead It’s been a lot of struggles Lots of questions But we have the answers And we have the right and ability To dodge the...
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beerhungry 7 UK Jan 18 Jan 18 11 comment
Jacks And Nines (Taken from 'Cuffey's Cove) by DH McCarty “What would men be without women?   Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.”   Mark Twain . . . . Jackie inherited the filling station by default when his Uncle Billy ...
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Lincoln55 8 MI Jan 18 Jan 18 11 comment
In the Field In some dream I saw the ragged field stretching to the blackened tracks that cut the town in two— the hill beside the field, and still more hills beyond. The dirty boys in that fallow field know nothing as they run with ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Jan 17 Jan 17 11 comment
When We Were New When we set out for the West laughing, ignorant, rolling along through canyons over mountains, deserts. When we moved along through a life seen with four eyes, two hearts, trying to be one mind— we didn’t care about ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Jan 10 Jan 10 44 comments
Fool Groups of artists one by one performing Some losers goes to guillotine outside King feels that now he wants to hear some joking Let’s see the fools performance and his pride Among spectators there is also princess She smiles at ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Jan 10 Jan 10 00 comments
The peace of thunder Gloomy prediction darkens frying skies You know this heat was gonna have to end The land is thirsty and it’s full of flies It's been too much and so the storm is sent Wind comes like prophet to prepare the way ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Jan 5 Jan 5 00 comments
Dragons Tail: Long in flail behemoth is the tale of a dragon scales. Eyes the size of pies to gaze upon its prize. Wings whisps like vapor off a babbling tornado. Talons of iron to grasp the longing desires. Long ivory fangs to ...
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azzow2 9 NM Dec 29, 2019 Dec 29, 2019 00 comments
The first argument There was a garden long ago Just after man was born from dust He and girlfriend did their chores To not fail their masters trust They were safe within their bubble Not even thought to get out free If only wasn’t ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Dec 27, 2019 Dec 27, 2019 11 comment
Traitor I'm sorry brother for this bloody blade Leaving you unable for a question It is one tree from which we both are made But branches grew in opposite directions I know that feeling when the sharpest cutter Gets to the vessel ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Dec 21, 2019 Dec 21, 2019 00 comments
A bit of humor...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Dec 18, 2019 Dec 18, 2019 11 comment
Sting of sing: Pipes are hot boiling with knots. Cool is the fool that coos for the new. Rush me ragged thrash my lack. Take me down to the road of laughs. Cascade your tries to my hallow goodbyes. Iron your will give it a ...
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azzow2 9 NM Dec 17, 2019 Dec 17, 2019 00 comments
Not sure if I have ever posted this. Some years back my daughter was asking about Santa Claus and this popped in my head. Insane Santa: In the grocery mart, I saw Santa pushing a grocery cart. There weren't any carrots in his stainless ...
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azzow2 9 NM Dec 15, 2019 Dec 15, 2019 22 comments
Beard I am still swimming in dreamland. Over, under, down through this little wave and that, the clear and the murk, the dark and the light. Twenty years ago I had my powers (ha!) as I do again now. I have been my own Delilah, purposely ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Dec 15, 2019 Dec 15, 2019 44 comments
With a bit of irony, I present... A Christmas Story The courier ship "Angel" was in a high polar orbit over a small, inhabited planet near the rim of the galaxy. And it was stranded. "Come on, Hector. How much longer?" Antonio demanded. ...
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sterlingdean 5 NM Dec 12, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 11 comment
The Leaf She leaves the branch And starts to dance As wind takes her under his arm She's feeling so free Away from that tree And taken by music and charm She's sexy she's brilliant She dance like Brazilian She takes all the ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Dec 10, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 22 comments
As I ponder how you're spinning around Sometimes what you want gets caught And you want it to be free now Spindle in the middle you move easily That static crackling, the beginning ...bringing back sweet memories Pointed and holding, her ...
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RU4me 5 TN Dec 8, 2019 Dec 8, 2019 22 comments
Distant train A train full with people Their goals to reach They're passing the steeples They're passing the beach I don't know who are they They don't know I'm here Maybe they're happy But they could be in tears I smile to...
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beerhungry 7 UK Dec 8, 2019 Dec 8, 2019 00 comments
Sinner When living becomes a sin, how many will remain faithful? His fingers nervously turned the card over and over, the painted image rotating between upright and reversed. Jeff examined the colorful picture framed by his hand. The ...
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sterlingdean 5 NM Dec 2, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 22 comments
Unknowing Dog runs the path along the fence looking and sees what I don’t know Mockingbird flies up the tree sits and sings what I do not understand Around the compass birds and dogs twitter and sniff perceive a world I cannot...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Nov 26, 2019 Nov 26, 2019 22 comments
Nuclear Spring Will woke up at daybreak as usual. Something didn’t feel right but he couldn’t put his finger on it. Shaking his head to clear it, he began his morning ritual. Rising from his sleeping furs and quickly putting on his layers of ...
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sterlingdean 5 NM Nov 26, 2019 Nov 26, 2019 11 comment
Higgs’ Folly It had begun on that day in 2014 when they announced that they had confirmed the existence of the Higgs Boson, the theoretical particle that gave things their mass. Without mass there would be no gravity. Then the thought occurred....
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sterlingdean 5 NM Nov 25, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 11 comment
Smoke in my head A cloud of light and ashes So light and fluid thread Surrounding all it clashes Just smoke in my own head I try to stop it sometimes And put a trap ahead It flows between my fingers That ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Nov 25, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 33 comments
Spider Now that you are in better hands Let me take care of your needs I know they all have let you down With their selfishness and their greed It's quiet I don't like when it's noisy Outside they roar like a storm Let me just ...
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beerhungry 7 UK Nov 21, 2019 Nov 21, 2019 00 comments
I'm not going to be on here as much for a while. I'm going to concentrate more on my writing and on having a real life. I'll throw the occasional thing on here, and check in to see some other writing, but not as much as I have been. So keep writing ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Nov 20, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 22 comments


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