Category Archives: Charter Membership

Full Circle (Flash Fib)

Full Circle

in keeping with tradition grand
my life must be found
to contain
peace and
hope
thus it
may begin
to seem like something
worth living and surviving for

I suppose I should have added that this was posted for One Stop Poetry’s One Shot Wednesday. You should check them out.

Rhyme on! Continue reading

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The Undead (audio added – originally posted 05/12/2010)

Listen to this poem

The Undead

Yearning, burning,
crawling, itching,
unpleasant sensation,
in my core;
nothing stops it;
one thing soothes it;
I do not want this life,
anymore.
Continue reading

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Manure on Michigan Avenue

Chicago’s mounted police, Manure on Michigan Avenue The scent puts grass under my feet And a blazing, UV-spectrum tongue Around my neck Under a crowded skyscraper scaffold Forever 21 – Open during construction! I stand on two yellowing acres. Texas, … Continue reading

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Audio added

Hey, my (Undead)Horde, I am doing a little experimentation

I added audio files (.WMA) to three of my previously-posted poems:

‘Ware

Tadhg’s Lament

In woodland vale and faerie glen

Check them out and let me know what you think.

Rhyme on!

(Thus spake the Undead.) Continue reading

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Vampire’s Kiss (flash poem)

Listen to the first stanza

Heart beating,
breath quickening,
anticipation building, Continue reading

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Color Of The Earth

Color of The Earth–Frances Ayers Beautiful color of the Earth,that I do love. You strike my senses and fill my soul with glee. Your vibrant hues fill the lovely sky above, And bring out the autumn color of the trees. … Continue reading

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Almost A Father

Almost  a Father-By Frances Ayers No legal ties to bind us,no shared blood in our veins. Yet I call you father,in many many ways. If soothing words can dry a tear,and love can ease the way. When difficult times assault,I … Continue reading

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As Old As The Sea

As Old As The Sea Deep and mysterious With an endless roar Lies the ancient sea With its’ mystical lore Eternal,boundless,Sea What creatures you hold You harbor such secrets Rich stories you’ve told Both complex and moody In storm or … Continue reading

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Unseen Presence

Unseen Presence-by Frances Ayers When life becomes hurried and choices are unclear, there is an unseen Presence who will surely get us there. We may not reach our destiny,at our chosen time but there is someone wiser whose help we’ll … Continue reading

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From Sorrow To Acceptance

From Sorrow to Acceptance -By Frances Ayers On sorrows’wings I journeyed to a land where I had never been. Each loss was undiscovered country,landscapes I had never seen,mountains I had never climbed. I had taken a journey past familiar landmarks … Continue reading

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