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On Poetry Friday, I post the last of 4 Etheree poems (Two single and two double) I wrote this month.  The other three can be found in recent posts.  Given that it's October 2nd today, I though it was appropriate to post one about autumn. Fall’s
upon us (Wri...

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Intimate
spaces (Written by
John Christian Lewis; all rights reserved) I always wanted to hold the
tender, fragile
parts of you. Bits hidden
in spiny casings,
formed to keep me out. Oh to reach
that intimate space, where you
reside alone and untouched. Let ...

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Love (Written by
John Christian Lewis; all rights reserved) love whispers love calls
out calling for
hate this alone
it seeks animosity
hides in dark and
hidden places can love be
heard above the din of war or
violent racist speech love is
anti-hate, hate i...

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Love (Written by
John Christian Lewis; all rights reserved) love whispers love calls
out calling for
hate this alone
it seeks animosity
hides in dark and
hidden places can love be
heard above the din of war or
violent racist speech love is
anti-hate, hate i...

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Love (Written by
John Christian Lewis; all rights reserved) love whispers love calls
out calling for
hate this alone
it seeks animosity
hides in dark and
hidden places can love be
heard above the din of war or
violent racist speech love is
anti-hate, hate i...

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Not poetry Friday yet, but I'm practicing with a new form this month called the Etheree.   Etheree Taylor Armstrong (1918 - 1994) was a twentieth century American poet, and is credited with inventing this poetry form that consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4,...

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It’s Poetry Friday and this month the theme is Found Poetry. Found Poetry is literately poetry that you find in everyday writings,
news articles, graffiti, in short, anywhere. It can be intended or
unintended. It’s a skill of recognizing, not writing. ...

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Poetry Friday! Unique challenge this month...the Poetry
Sisters cooked up this challenge..."haikus as classified ads"!
Hmmm...don't think too much, just close your eyes and write. Wanted Lonely white female Seeking man with one finger For me to wrap myse...

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It is once again Poetry Friday.  This month the theme was "In the style of”. The Poetry Seven chose e e cummings.  I must admit that while I knew of cummings, I had not read much of his poetry until now.  Once I started reading, I couldn't stop.  It is mesm...

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This month's form was pantoum.  A fun form which I would have liked to have spent additional time exploring.  The words we agreed to incorporate were "flight" and "certainties". steppes By John C Lewis (all rights reserved, 4/9/15) ascend this flight
of bar...
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