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About irishstag2013

I'm an amateur writer, just doing this for fun. "Trying to find the magic. Trying to write a classic. Waste bin full of paper" -Natasha Bedingfield

Broke

If money was air you’d long ago have suffocated. Which is one of the longest books in Death’s library. But instead you breathe on, unsure of what you’ll read.

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The Habits of the Clouds

It’s steady, no back and forth. No hiccups, false starts, or short stops. Weather slow or fast, violent or calm, It’s steady-the habits of the clouds. Not afraid to be solitary, but not too meek To combine and besiege the … Continue reading

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Whirlwind

The heart’s hot climate- a hometown Of obsession’s hurricanes. The eye Of rejection’s self-pity never passes Quickly enough. But in the throws Of wind and rain, ripping apart homes, And flooding road ways- rebuilding Is encouraged. Progress forced upon us. … Continue reading

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Favorite Place on Earth

It’s small, trouble-free and understated. The fountain is nothing to write home about. It’s just trickling water in unpolished granite. It is dwarfed by the rising white and black basilica. As the wisteria flourish in the shade of le Sacre-Couer, … Continue reading

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Stain

The fruit smoothie just exploded From the blender across white tile floors. Dripping mashed, half-chopped fruit covers My favorite old pair of jeans. I drop to my knees to glide a wet paper towel Over the slop. But the berries … Continue reading

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