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Writing Tip: Taking Prompts to the Next Level — Creative Talents Unleashed

I hope those creative juices are flowing with all the writing prompts I have seen for National Poetry Month all over social media. Sometimes it’s hard to come up with your own ideas, so take the prompts as an opportunity to motivate you to write and engage with other poets. But if you are still […]

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Poppy Juice

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Now

 

I blink awake at 5 each morning, and I picture your face. I wait for it to hurt less, for your eyes to fade from memory, but it doesn’t and they don’t. I wonder who will be discovered first, me or you and I begin to wonder if it matters, then shake that thought away. Sometimes, you are just a story I tell myself, a ghost I chase  The city outside the window is tired, and the pale wash of dawn shows it’s age. The bodies that litter the streets are shushed away before the lie of the day begins, and the scarlet stains run pink and soft into overflowing drains.

 

I know where the wagons go, and I know where they’ve been.

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Eight of the Best Books about the English Language — Interesting Literature

The most accessible books about the English language The best non-fiction books are often the most accessible, at least if you’re a keen amateur or enthusiast rather than a specialist. From language trivia books to overviews and histories of the English language, there are many informative and engaging books about words and language out there, […]

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Choke

Coked up, toked up

My lovers got me choked up;

Crack’d up, smack’d up

I can see you jacked up.

Heard it once and now it’s true

Junkie see and junkie do

Gotta say goodbye to you,

Getting high’s not gettin’ through.

Red eyes, dead eyes

Track marks tell on your lies

Money buys, your own demise

So hard to watch as real love dies.

Coked up, toked up

My lovers got me choked up;

Goodbye.

 

How to Help a Friend in Need — The Abuse Expose’ with Secret Angel

Originally posted on Forget Me Not Advocacy Group: “I will probably never see you again. He’s going to kill you.” My mom said it sternly, yet lovingly, as she pulled away from me and got in the car. This comment was made at the end of a very tumultuous weekend. It was the the first…

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