Category Archives: Writing

The Artist-Poetry and the Visual Arts

Selfie by Quinn Clarice Mae DeRuiter The Artist I walked behind the old city at twilight. There, a wood called to me. Entering it wrapped me in a twilight mystery. Eyes, I felt them just there behind a wall topped … Continue reading

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The Long Drought

The Park Spring 2014 The Long Drought California bakes to brown a long rainless season. My drought rattles unused letters, words. Boxed up they wait. Life continues to rain.  Maybe that’s the trouble. A word drought from a life in … Continue reading

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Another Kind of Valentine

Tracing Pain She arrives late frail and with pain dimming her usually vivacious face. With thin white and shaking fingers, she traces the map of her pain.  Pain makes roads up and down her arm.  She knows each one, knows … Continue reading

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Coastal Morning

  High on a meadow at the edge of the western world, the animals come to taste of the feast only rain on grass can bring.   Living there, you must tell yourself to look for the quiet ones that … Continue reading

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Trapped Inside

As I slide into the capsule it presses down on me. Am I to be buried here in a space age release into the dark unknown?   Visions of Spock hurtling through space in his shining and smooth black sphere … Continue reading

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In a Drought, the Sky Still Sings-Word Chords 2014

Clouds swirl              across   the sky              push      sunlight             down.     The dark clouds swarm                     … Continue reading

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Let’s Write in Music 4 – Word Chords

  I love experimenting with poetry.  I love music.  So I have combined the two repeatedly.  As with all experimentation some ideas work some ideas don’t.  Part of what makes music so enjoyable for me is the harmonies that twist … Continue reading

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