Category Archives: prose poetry

Not Knowing

⠀⠀⠀⠀ How can we have known? This shame belongs more to you than it does to us. Your war on us forced us to extremes. You would have done the same. You have done worse and you will do worse … Continue reading

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Unconditional What?

⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀Unconditional love? ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀On your breath, those words are nothing but another hard slap. ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀An unjustified accusation to deflect responsibility from your own choices. ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀An unreasonable demand imposed on me that you have no care to live … Continue reading

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Metaphor

         Metaphor is the soul of poetry. Poetry need not have form. But without metaphor, poetry is incoherent babble. Poetry need not have rhyme. But without metaphor, poetry is dead on its feet. The great Hebrew leader David spoke of … Continue reading

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