Tag Archives: Prompt Nights

An Old Shoe Box

In an old show box hidden away I unearthed my past. A record of parents, uncles, aunts and cousins So many now passed on. Photographs of a younger time When hair flowed over shoulders Bright clothes were the trend And … Continue reading

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On Popular Demand – Lets gather around for some ghost stories

Its 3am, the floor boards creak the sound of footsteps across the lounge room floor I look but no one is up. I’m reminded of my children telling me of the white haired lady coming into their bedroom, often sitting … Continue reading

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Prompt Nights – In dreams we enter a world that’s entirely our own

I see you in my dreams Its always you In that one place Where crowds are milling You stand there Eyes surveying the swarming masses Looking for that tell tale smile That saunter that will be me. I see us … Continue reading

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Prompt Nights – Dancing is like dreaming with your feet

It was her dream To dance like every one else Her twisted body fought her Every inch of the way. We saw the outward dance Inside another dance took place. Her muscles Contracting  and expanding Attempting to move To a … Continue reading

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Prompt Nights – Passion makes the world go round – Embracing what is us.

I am restless tonight I am awake, outside is silent It is that hour I should be sleeping I look across at you See you looking at me These hot nights can be like that Keep us from slumber. I … Continue reading

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Prompt Nights – Summer sets upon earth’s bosom bare

I sit on the sand staring out into the Pacific A cooling north-easterly breeze Makes this hot day bearable. There is a girl wading through the soft beach break With her feet she is digging for pippies* Around her neck … Continue reading

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On Popular Demand – Rest is the sweet sauce of labor

My neighbor works in her garden Bent over many hours Pulling weeds, fighting snails and slugs It’s an all-day battle One she knows will never end But a small victory is better than none. When I offer help she refuses … Continue reading

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