Monthly Archives: September 2017


I met her in April when I took her hand as together we stood, in a springtime storm the rain ran down our faces and over our lips and no words were needed We danced under the cerulean dome of … Continue reading

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I have written Her…

I paint Her portrait in prose I use equations of vowels and consonants to define Her….. all my life, I have written Her…. I have written her eyes deep dark and brown glittering green or fathomless blue Holding entire worlds … Continue reading

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Second Place: Blood Into Ink Writing Prompt Challenge/Blood Letting/Eric Syrdal

It was an honor to be part of this display of amazing wordsmithing with these great poets. Thank you to the hosts and all the contestants.

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Our conversation falling silent we stood there and I could feel her pushing back the night her spirit keeping the darkness at bay a warrioress of a long forgotten time with the strength of a raging flame and though she … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Towers-Christine Ray & Eric Syrdal

Originally posted on Brave & Reckless:
Locked away in stone tower rest of the world fades becomes dim memory time loses meaning becomes shapeless days nights spent in solitude differentiated only by whether I read precious books by sunlight falling…

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Zero Gravity…

I miss green I miss heavenly evenings under painted clouds with the feel of the grass between my toes I miss the feeling of looking at the stars and not knowing their names how far away they are…..what their gravity … Continue reading

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Ribbons of Gold…

She rouses from her darkened bedchamber below my horizon her ladies have toiled to smooth each wrinkle and ripple of luminescent beauty in her gowns and they have done up her hair in ribbons of gold she ascends the stairs … Continue reading

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