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Petits Carnets

PETITS CARNETS Found these 4 X 5 in. pocket notebooks in one of the sale bins at my favorite used bookshop. Perfect for carrying around when  inspiration strikes. From the description on the back: “2 quality hardcover notebooks. Each book … Continue reading

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Inkwell

    I visited a local antique shop where the previous week I had found a copy of Shelley’s Complete Poems, Oxford Edition. I went back to purchase it, and while browsing some more, I found this brass inkwell stand with … Continue reading

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Soon May Come the Day

SOON MAY COME THE DAY By PoeticMeditations Soon may come the day when you’ll be left alone For death unwelcomed may come to take me home Then tears and sadness will come to fill the hours No comfort from the … Continue reading

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The Cold Earth Opens Wide Its Maw

THE COLD EARTH OPENS WIDE ITS MAW By PoeticMeditations The cold earth opens wide its maw To receive the body – dust to dust To each is owed a death is law Even stout iron breaks down to rust. Laid … Continue reading

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Gone, the Soul Has Now Departed

GONE, THE SOUL HAS NOW DEPARTED By PoeticMeditations Gone, the soul has now departed Where, I cannot comprehend Finished now that which was started Time has now come for the end. Left nothing but this empty shell Hollow – void … Continue reading

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One More Star Has Been Added to the Night

ONE MORE STAR HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE NIGHT By PoeticMeditations One more star has been added to the night Pure, unblemished, it brightly shines Upon the earth its celestial light Here but yesterday, today is gone. Cut all too … Continue reading

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Blue is Now the Color of the Sky

BLUE IS NOW THE COLOR OF THE SKY By PoeticMeditations Blue is now the color of the sky That once was painted gray Green is now the color of the trees That once were barren limbs. The air is filled … Continue reading

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