Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mockingbird – A Poem

Throwing RED thoughts of mockingbird verse Small scripted splashes of practiced, pretty words There are still moments, When my voice falls frozen Stumbling, jumbled Mere mutterings Scribbled little theories of cold, crumpled BLUE Sometimes loud letters stuttered in primary colors … Continue reading

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Maestro – A Poem

Introduction: This was written while listening to Lindsey Stirling’s “Phantom of the Opera Medley” and while processing what verbal communication feels like for me, as an individual on the Autism Spectrum when I am feeling overwhelmed and cannot communicate. Molding … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

Trigger warning: I’m not even sure which ones to list here. Just be forewarned. As I sit here contemplating just how l’m going to schedule my showers for the next couple of days until we get oil again, I’ve got … Continue reading

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Four Forty-Five – A Poem

Introduction: For inspiration, this was written while listening to “Some Nights” by a band called Fun. and while remembering a time in my life that I am learning to let go of. Cold steel springs Dig dig-dig digging I’m tattooed … Continue reading

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Facebook Page!

Hi all, I created a Facebook Page now for my blog updates: http://www.facebook.com/gretchenlearypoetry It could use some love! Hint hint. 🙂 Yours, Gretchen Leary

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Lemon Twist – A Poem

Introduction: For inspiration, this was written while listening to “For The Longest Time” by Billy Joel. For dVersePoets: Poetics Like a quick snap Stuck snug betwixt My serious side & Softer wide eyed inner-child- That radio buzzes Out old beats … Continue reading

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Excuse Me?

When you go to a new place where they speak a different language, do you feel confident when you communicate or do you constantly hesitate before assuming you understand what is being said to you and what you plan to … Continue reading

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Give and Take

The balance of “give and take” in any relationship is something I have not paid enough attention to until very recently. Isn’t it crazy how sometimes life starts to make sense when you least expect it to? I feel like … Continue reading

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The Unknowable – A Poem

For dVersePoet’s Meeting the Bar What lies beneath Hollow words? Dig deep down Into the pockets of Your imagination- If you just choose To listen, before You lift that pen Of yours again Just, look around you For a moment … Continue reading

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Silver Spooned – A Poem

Like a lost pearl That jaded girl, She tumbles Down, an endless Braid of faded gold Soundlessly Spinning, into Old, smooth Cold grooves- In her over-used Silver spoon and Wiser-than-thou-art hand

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