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Rated: E · Folder · Writing · #1050712
Poetry, old and new, from prompts and not; and lyrics written for reading, not for music..
I first began writing poetry as a teenager in order to express feelings that would otherwise have been muted in deep silence.

Many years went by after marriage and bearing children when I left my poetry behind during my search for other things.

With a push from one of my wonderful groups ("Invalid Item), I began again in 2004 and wonder why I allowed anything to push it aside.

Teenage attempts are here, along with recent thought-pourings. Beware, I like free verse and tend to be abstract.

The lyrics you find here are written for inclusion in my novels that deal with music. I have not yet learned to play an instrument well enough to write music for them. Maybe some day I will.
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    Rated: E · Music · #1152190
    from Heart's "Almost Paradise"
    Rated: E · Other · #771858
    Thoughts of nature, with a hidden message of society. 1985
    Rated: E · Other · #771848
    A teen's thoughts after a party. 1985
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #1135802
    from a prompt; a line from Asia's Free Will
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