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Poem: Artificial Flavor NaPoWriMo #11 Easter Cookies

Hey, let’s celebrate Pass the potassium … sorbate Beyond butter and sugar too Fill up on 5 yellow, and lake 1 blue Everything’s celebrated with Soy oil that’s hydrogenated Wax of caranuba Oil of cottonseed Thiamine Lecithin And Dextin indeed! Cocoa processed with alkali Corn syrup Cornstarch My oh my! Wait, what’s the connection To …

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Poem: Sniffable

Petite purple petals Whiffable, sniffable Lilacs in bloom — About the poem: The smell of lilacs takes me back to the alley behind my house where I grew up in Denver. Lilacs bloomed at a time when we started playing basketball in the alley again and roller skated and bicycled with friends again. Yet, we …

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Poem: Room Service

What did I ever do to deserve Being woken up By morning light With bouquets of spring air Lightly scented with cherry blossoms All set to a symphony of chirping? Did I order room service? Who can I tip?

Poem: Skeleton Waits …How many days until spring? I don't care!

  Black bones Brown earth Grey skies Silence Waiting For green leaves To explode — About the poem: Why do I hear people saying, “Only 30 blah blah days until spring!” ¬†What’s the point of that? Now is okay. What’s the rush? The tree in front of the rec center looked so perfectly naked, empty …

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