Category Archives: trifecta

De Liberate Lee

slow and thought out? i’ll be put out: the pout, berating the deliberate, seeking to embrace rash impulse, reaches across and tugs. i give in, de- liberately pro- longing the moment. O! Dear! P.S: Linked to Trifecta (http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/2013/05/trifecta-week-seventy-seven.html)     … Continue reading

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Rebel says his lapel

but he says no to labels and bubbles: blood is but water- colored and we are all air and space, some with pace too says he and runs, shouting- but we’re of the same bloody blood; now, file for libel! … Continue reading

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The First Raindrops

The earth flush, Freshly wet, No more a hothead As the water flows But a rain-portrait, Suffused with a fleeting sense Of self as can be. I’m waiting too For such a moment. P. S – Linked to Trifecta

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A Home-spun Frock

Will you drop me A line, Say you’re fine As a thread Come loose on my home- spun frock. The frock fits no more But write me more Of you, Find fine Lo(o)se thread? P.S: Linked to Trifecta

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Mud-spattered Memory

Sheets of rain, Tiny mud fountains Spattered the tyres We skid          Slipped                      slid The only accent of rebellion- My clenched fist With its plain gold band Do you remember The salt and sweat As I do? P.S- Linked … Continue reading

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the length of my shadow

my dear, please don’t  turn, walk on past the corner without missing a step. i can spare not a tear and if you but falter, it’ll infect me- thinly resolute, assail even my silhouette. let me save at least my … Continue reading

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Half-lives (1961-1990)

They breathed in the asphalt, The welcome whiffs Of the wall caving in. They let their children frolic, Babe-limbs spin in the moment Some of their fathers Had laid down lives to create. P. S- Linked to Trifecta

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A Hurt Earth

She had borne So much, Her veins cut, Her scalp bled… Her darkest chambers Of distilled suffering Shivered tectonically, Threw liquid stone In angry orange bolts: Her scarred self avenged- A pebbly little. P.S- Linked to Trifecta

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joan

slim of frame, shorn of hair, curlicues only in her doodles speared  on impatient earth, shocked red dust flying as she made her marks. metal plates rustling skirts hers as she helped her horse surge onto new fields, her domains … Continue reading

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step 1, step 2, step 3 and then again

she sat down-step1: dance, dance; crossed legs, slipper dangling- step 2: pant,pant and wavered at step 3 in its varied hues – viciously intense, the couch cowering under the dual assault or mildewed and desiccated like dried flowers pressed afresh and sprinkled … Continue reading

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