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Fire Breather

By Olivia L. Casey My scales too heavy now for me to rise.Scales jabbed tightly in my many achesBraided up in agony, I lie. I lift a wing and loose a weakened cryFor I have found a body too weak to wakeThe heavy scales I carry at sunrise. Anxious eyes…

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Bucket List

by The Poet Darkling Today was      one of those days;         one of those days            when you realize you               shouldn’t’ve waited;                  you shouldn’t wait;                     when you discover                        places people call                           “Climax;”                              “Crapstone;”                                 “Cut and Shoot;”                                 “‘Possum Kingdom;”                                       “Rest and Be Thankful;” when you learn      these places could            quite possibly be flooded…or that they might be heavenly oaseshaving never known disaster,and you might neverhave knownor caredeitherway,but…

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While We Wait

by Daniel Davis Tammy‚Äôs fingers drummed against the coffee mug. For the twentieth time in the past hour, she glanced at the cabinet above the fridge, the one she had to use a stepladder to reach. She could see the bottles inside, beckoning. Just a nip, as her grandmother would…

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