Tag Archives: Growing up

At the Tunnel’s End – A Poem

Un – ravel – ling from an emotional fetal position Legs — just barely but weakly — moving — unsteady unsure of their own condition to stand again Toes uncurl and Fists — open — wide as I open my … Continue reading

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Big Thoughts – A Poem

Ever so carefully, She paints her smile In a worldly shade Of perfect pink- Thinking big thoughts She sits & struggles Squeezing little toes Slipping into those Ruby steel stilettos Swaying with a set Of artificial confidence Ready – Set … 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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Paper Wings – A Poem

A poem on growing up for dVersePoets “When I grow up” (She pauses) With a puff to Blow back sticky Dark chocolate Bangs to see More clearly “I want to be a hero” She whispers As she fiddles With her … Continue reading

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