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This is a free verse poem about my paternal grandmother who was left to raise three children on her own during the Spanish Civil War when her husband had to seek exile in Argentina before being arrested by the fascist forces he had apposed as one who spoke out in… Read More
this is my response to what is going on in our country. Read More

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Somethings better left unsaid Read More

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This is a translation, the original poem was written in Spanish Read More

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Poem / Poetry

June 19, 2020

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In case you ever wondered. Read More

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A friend of mine died from a heroin overdose on Monday. His landlord (my oldest friend) found Noel in his bedroom. We tried to reach out to him but he'd fallen in love with the drug. Noel, I miss you like a brother. A part of me has died. I'm… Read More

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Poem / Poetry

June 19, 2020

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A short one about endings Read More

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Shelves: 3

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Conversation between addiction counselor and client. Not all addictions are drug-related. Language warning. Read More

Poem / Romance

June 15, 2020

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I can't wait until our lips meet Read More
A poem about a sweet coup of ice cream that makes my heart melt. Read More

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"Beautiful Shirley M. You have special way with words..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 13, 2020

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This is a poem about everyone's love for dogs. Read More
poem about a relationship breakdown Read More
A Barnacle is like..... Read More
A poem dedicated to grandmothers Read More
My body is the temple of the soul.... Read More
Comments and criticism are welcome. It seems finished, but I may consider another stanza or two if inspiration strikes. I share these poems, along with haikus not on booksie, on twitter https://twitter.com/InconsistentAp2, or on Facebook at Inconsistent Apocalypse. Read More
Loved ones who have passed can visit us in dreams Read More
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