Monthly Archives: August 2016

Stand Up

Strings pulled jump dance try to stop and you won’t get a chance they’ll deny you three times prove that crime pays start screaming in your face laces out have no doubt they’ll hang you with a shoelace switch to … Continue reading

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#PoetsForPeace – 140 Contributions by Poets Around the World! Thank you!

Originally posted on forgottenmeadows:
Hello Everyone ~ Michael , Marie and I are joyously overwhelmed by the tremendous response we have been receiving on the #PoetsForPeace collaboration initiated by Michael from the Poetry Channel, and hosted here on forgottenmeadows. You have surpassed…

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Cover Cross

The years have flown by, the ink has long dried but I lost God somewhere in the sand this cross I still bear so my story I share and here on my own I now stand I am not bragging … Continue reading

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Pages Turning

time is speeding up slip sliding sand through breaking glass seconds minutes hours days weeks months years gone too fast this moments in the past already long gone blown away today fades to tomorrow too soon another yesterday and grey … Continue reading

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Bridge

The cable was strong binding the two together but after years and stormy weather it began to show signs of age and as a new storm raged it started to fray until one day only the thinnest wire remained and, … Continue reading

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No Fear

The angry Gods have made their choice cut out our tongues removed our voice burned our crops and plagued our land broke our legs cut off our hands gouged out our eyes cut off our ears they’re angry, we still … Continue reading

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Refuge

Seeking refuge from the storm the air’s on fire chaos the norm black and blue and shades of grey my soul is tired but I’m okay thank you for this milk and bread bless you now my child is fed … Continue reading

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