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Official DUP NAPOWRIMO (National Poetry Writing Month) 2017

Jade-Pandora
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April 30 ( NaPoWriMo )

Dear Kindred Writer

Perfection means there's nowhere else to go,
And if you think you've reached its lofty ranks
You'll need to daily prove as time will show.

Within our minds we hear a different song,
I'll want to dance a heady waltz with you
And twirl you off the page we stand upon.

Embrace a spell or faith, destroy a curse;
A poet writes to die and live again,
This process brought about within a verse.

It all depends on how you will express,
To be an epoch tale or senryu;
Be sure to use the form that says it best.

This humble sage to share my kindred side
With thanks I here conclude in cordial bow,
Your pen's salute & love with ink supply xo

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do right woman (30)

unpacking the miscellaneous
notes and melodies of my life

Dreams of the boogie man
replaced by the broken squalls
that lathered the shores with blood
And bloated corpses

I let the too hot grits
bathing in butter and hot sauce
Cool for a minute
while my fingers tickle
Sepia toned epitaphs filling in for memories

There are plane tickets
to everywhere
Yet we reside in an abyss

Popping the bubblewrap tween my fingers
as I rewrite the melodies
the staccato makes for 13th New Year

Year of the fool
A golden one at that

Aretha sings on
My mother's songs
Are still mine

But nothing else

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whale said:A lunar month that feels like a lifetime - 28

We're almost home, Brother!

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Jade-Pandora said:

April 30 ( NaPoWriMo )

xo


Congratulations, Jade! We are so PROUD of you! You have honored us with your presence and quality of poetry, and for that we humbly thank you and hope you'll follow us to NaPo '18, where we have some big surprises in store!

SanPedro STOLE the meme I was going to use today; however, imma use it anyway!

The drinks are on us!

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LobodeSanPedro said:do right woman (30)


Congratulations, San Pedro! We are both proud and AMAZED that with all the irons you had in your fire that you didn't miss a beat!  We are further THRILLED that some awesome poetry regarding your new daughter was born here. ❤

We hope you follow us to NaPo '18, where, we'll have some new and exciting twists!

Drinks are in us, so right back atcha!
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Hush Nature Speaks

the sunrise spoke to me
it uttered riddles
laced on spider webs
in dewy silence

the forests deep
with the wise sentient
soldiers of old
that keep watch over me

in the oceans wide
balm to my soul
a cool jeweled place

I ache now
my mind talks to Mother Moon
please tell me
the secrets of Father Sun

she smiles at me wryly
hush child and open your mind
watch and observe

each thing in nature
is a living being
all doing there part

beauty is here
the ferns cover
the mossy beds
for you to rest on

a place to lie in contemplation
nature provides for her own
listen and be nourished




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I am posting this late today because yesterday Gimlyroo accidentally knocked me unconscious with his warhammer.



30/30


Good And Plenty

Woot Wooooooooot!

ALL ABOARD!

Ahavati was the engineer
she had herself
a perty swell idear
She thought
That National Poetry Writing Month
sure sounds fun
It would be an awesome
challenge for everyone

Johnny said
Write poetry good and plenty
Johnny said
Have good tales to tell
Johnny said
Look what Muses sent me

and the rest of them
spent Thirty Days in Hell

I know I can
I know you can
I know we can
Oh, no you didn't!
Yes, I did
Not just me

"We"


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crimsin said:Hush Nature Speaks


Congratulations, Brenda!!! We LOVE how you went over and above (  No 31, correct? )!  We've watched your work evolve with you as a poet and are honored for your participation! We hope you follow us to NaPo '18, where the fun never ceases!

Drinks are on us!

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Thank you lovely Ahavati and Johnny for hosting so wonderfully

poet Anonymous

werbepause {x} ~ in summary of NaPoWriMo 2017
30.04.17.    poem 30 of thank baby jesus it's over

vir jou het ek deur
die bladsye van
my gedagtes geblaai,
elke skakering van kneus
wat my storie  bevlek
met herinnering in
gedigte geblooi
vir dertig dae
het ek die spoke
uit die graf van
my baarmoeder  
laat asem haal
deur my pen se
grou teen my siel

{dit het ek ook
deur my gat getrek}

ek het my emosies
ontbloot aan vreemde oë,
die skeiding van myself
onder druk  ondersoek
en die stukkies van my
brandsiek hart
weer by my keel
afgedruk
{verstuk
verstuk
verstuk}
en gesluk om die geur
van my ink merke
nog n maak te proe

god, ek is
smaakloos}

'n jaar later lę
my waansin vertrap
{'n kranksinnige
se hoop oopegvlek}
en in dertig dae  
klinies ontleed
op A4 papier en
my voetspore
maar ek het weer
leer loop
//


a huge thank you to vati & mister blaze for being sadistic wonderful hosts, this has been psychological torture a fantastic challenge.
y'all considering a repeat next year need jeebus and plenty of vodka
xo

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JohnnyBlaze said:30/30


Good And Plenty

Woot Wooooooooot!

ALL ABOARD!

[...]

I know I can
I know you can
I know we can
Oh, no you didn't!
Yes, I did
Not just me

"We"



Now THAT made me cry.

Best. Ride. Ever. ❤

You have been an AMAZING co-host, Mr. Blaze. It's been exhausting yet exhilarating.  And while I felt like collapsing many times ( especially this week ), you have kept me inspired and fueled. I mean hell, if you can write 5 QUALITY poems a day, I can write 1!!! So there was no way I could let you down.

Co_hosting with you has been one of the greatest honors of my Poetic Life, and my NaPo history. I look forward to implementing your awesome ideas in '18!

"We" indeed. But you're buying the drinks because a Lady...🍷❤

LobodeSanPedro said:http://www.whereoware.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/LEO.gif

🚂

Woot Wooooooooot!


P.S. - This post has been EDITED!
Bite me!


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crimsin said:Thank you lovely Ahavati and Johnny for hosting so wonderfully

Our extreme honor Brenda. You've been so inspiring. ❤

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