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NaPoWriMo Day 24 thru 30
Day 24 They said he was
ferocious, with big sharp
claws, and gnarly teeth. He took out two of my men before he latched onto my throat. We should've known better than to mess with that rabbit. Run away, run
away. Day 25 She runs quickly inside the house tryi...

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Day 17 - 22
Day 17 Step lightly, young deer through the dark a branch breaks, you see me. Were it light, you'd stay, but I cannot see you, quickly you jump, leaping away, leaping away. Last spring, were the fawn, playful , dancing, so close, I could almost touch them, ...

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Day 16
Dear me, How the hell have you been? I've been thinking about you. Are you still looking for a new job? What about women, anything new? I thought you were going to start exercising more, lose a little weight. What about going back to school, weren't you goi...

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NaPoWriMo Day 14 & 15
Clerihew (Day 14) Oh that Lizzy Borden, born on a July morning, always sharpening her axe . I wonder what she plans to do with
that? The Middle (Day 15) We all reach that point, when we reach the middle of life. We never know it, but sometimes there are sig...

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NaPoWriMo Day 11 - 16
Bop (Day 11) So colorful, the eggs lie on the ground. But how do we get them all? So many to be found. Hippity-hop, bippity-bop. Maybe if we had a basket. Yes, that's what we could use. Our problems would be solved, not one egg would we lose. Hippity-hop, b...

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NaPoWriMo - Day 10
And if he not a man as much as he be , would I have turned out As well as he raised me? Arms of steel, he worked his fingers to the bone We didn't have much, but we had food, clothes, and a home. And as I grew up, and then moved away, he 'd come around and ...

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NaPoWriMo week 2
Day 8 The train whistle blows, drowning out, as down the track it goes. When it reaches a station, it signals loud, the intention to reach its destination. With passenger or package, the train clacks along, clack , clack, clang. Whether day or night, you kn...

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NaPoWriMo Week 1
Day 1  And so it begins , needles and pins . All year we wait, it seems so late . Protecting your heart, the hardest part . It's alright if you do, even if you don't . You can, if you want, but surely I won't. Recipe for wonder (Day 2) Take one 19 year old ...

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NaPoWriMo 2017
April is National Poetry Month. I always enjoy taking the time, each day in April, to jot down a few new poems. I will be following the prompts on   I am a few days behind, but I will catch up. For day 5, here is a poem about nat...
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