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Abandoned Start

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Abandoned Start By Ada Ireland   It was a simple conversation on dancing swans, forgotten boats, poor rats killed on a pedestrian crossing, and wind-up clocks that slowed down time. I should have stayed on friendly topics. Instead, I stepped into forbidden territory And ended up with an abandoned start.

Writing outside even when it’s bloody cold

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Western New York winters are harsh. And long. Some people say they last six months. That’s an exaggeration. Winters only last five miserable overcast months, twenty-nine freezing days, and twenty-three bloody awful hours. At least that’s what it feels like. Since I love heat, sunshine, and being outdoors, I learned to dread winters. That all […]

D.H.Lawrence – Dog Tired

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Here’s an excerpt from D.H.Lawrence’s Dog Tired. A beautiful poem I came across today and felt compelled to re-read several times. “If she would come to me here […] We could gather up the dry hay from The hill-brow, and lie quite still, till the green Sky ceased to quiver, and lost its active sheen. […]

Hypnotized By Your Lips

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Hypnotized By Your Lips By Ada Ireland I know you’re trying to tell me something but I don’t understand a word. I keep staring at your lips, the way they move at just the perfect speed with just the perfect amount of smirk, teeth, and the tip of your tongue showing. All I can think […]

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