Tag Archives: Writer

Against The Tide – A Sonnet

For dVersePoets: Form For All– A Sonnet. This a form I don’t believe I have ever attempted before. There is significance in the fact that the word “his” is not capitalized in the second stanza. I did “cheat” once but … Continue reading

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Up In Smoke – A Poem

For dVersePoets. I am not sure if I did this prompt correctly but this was supposed to be read from the eyes of an object. With a little lit wick My brave flame warms her face Brushing shadows away as … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams – A Poem

Sweet nostalgia cradles me / in moonlit blankets of memories As dreams call out to me again like the oldest of closest friends I press my cheek To your heartbeat & sweet nostalgia cradles me Gretchen Leary 2013

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To Be Continued

I have never thought of myself as a public speaker. In fact, although I have always felt that I had a story to share, I always felt like more of a follower than a leader. Then I met you. All … Continue reading

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The Dance – A Poem

Introduction – This poem was written while listening to Beethoven’s “Fur Elise”. What an incredible inspiration. Please be sure to listen to this classical piece before or while reading this poem. This is more of a story than a poem … Continue reading

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About: “Really, Really Like Me”

This year, I have felt the call to advocate for the Autism Community like never before. I’ve written and published two books of poetry, but I knew this challenge was going to be different. As an individual who is on … Continue reading

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Firefly – A Poem

I lie flat on my back On this weathered raft As my long hair spills Down around me Tangled with leaves Blown and tossed Into the crisp night breeze As the tips slip into The shattered black glass That flows … Continue reading

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