Friday, July 29, 2011

Just a poem or two..

" Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. " ~ Truman Capote

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Project 365- a photo every day...

Penny Candy

soda bottle hide and seek
plus a dollar every week

what did I buy you want to know
well listen close cause here I go

root beer barrels.. chewy sprees
bazooka gum and jujubes

Laffy Taffy.. Charleston chew
lemon drops and long boy blue

squirrel nut zippers.. Mary Jane
chocolate drops and candy cane

sugar daddies.. babies too
caramels to name a few

fruit in slices or in rings
chic-o-stick and licorice strings

charms and chicklets.. dumdum sucker
apple heads your lips to pucker

hot tamales.. almond joy
cookies too .. like chips ahoy

jolly rancher.. tootsie roll
life saver candy with a hole

slo poke.. slap stix.. pixy straws
fireballs hot will give you pause

big jaw breakers.. zero bar
ginger snaps pulled from a jar

jelly beans and one black cow
bottle caps to eat right now

sweet tarts.. baked beans.. Jr. mint
penny candy heaven sent

milk duds and a bit of honey
that is how I spent my money

I loved my uncle's country store
but I loved candy even more...

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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airplanes landed all afternoon
dignitaries on board..
practicing their fake smile

hammers on the new roof
you raced with daylight.. and the next storm..
our date forgotten

a test of the cannons scared me
and the other chickens..
we all crowed

darkness fell slowly
held at bay by the throngs..
gathering gossip for tomorrow

with the first flash high in the sky
eruptions of Oh's and Ah's turned
into loud cheers and clapping

with the jubilation of strangers echoing
through the night..
we joined hands in celebration....

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Thursday..Lord Hold My Tongue...

"For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open - into the light, out of the darkness. " - Reba McEntire

" A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God.... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy. " - Marian Anderson, 1897 - 1993

" If singing were all that serious, frowning would make you sound better " - Pete Seeger

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Project 365-

ABC Wednesday.. B is for Brothers
even though this is not a real  recent photo.. it remains my favorite shot of my two sons together after they have grown up..  a moment of joy shared between them captured  and shared with me.. Thanks Tana!
Photo By Tana Holder
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Just Swill

a fellow who loved a good thrill
drank whiskey and fell down a hill
he lay laughing and sore
at his sweetheart's back door
while raising his glass for re-fill

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Poetry Tow Truck #30- Mix and Match..


proud as the sun
ink marches across the page
sweet laughter his muse

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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lonely tears mingle
with tangy apricot scrub
my heart sings the blues

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tuesday Morning I Welcome the Rain.....

 " Fire is the reuniting of matter with oxygen. If one bears that in mind, every blaze may be seen
as a reunion, an occasion of chemical joy. " ~ Tom Robbins

" It is not violence that best overcomes hate — nor vengeance that most certainly heals injury. "
 ~  Charlotte Brontë
 " A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent
doing nothing. " ~ George Bernard Shaw

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Project 365- A Photo Every Day-

Turks Cap
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Saturday Centus- Before I die....
Before I die
I want to
climb the mountain..
walk the wall..
forgive the man..
and last of all
free fall!
Written By Patricia Sawyer
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Weekend Wordsmith- inferno

Intense incineration
No Way to escape
Fierce flames surround me
Everlasting embers
Rain upon my soul
Netherworlds nightmare
Only God can help me now...

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Made Kane's Limerick~Offs

Never More

a woman I tried to ignore
continued to pound on my door
a red brick in my hand
I made one final stand
she pounds on MY door never more

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Haiku Heights #53-

Evening Prayers

summer sun sets with
lavender and gold streaked skies
distant Church bells chime

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

Sunday Scribblings #277- Distant

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One Single Impression #178


dolls and birds
of every hue..

plants and dogs
I like them too..

friends who laugh
and talk me blue

but most of all
what I need is YOU!

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Thursday.. Hot with No Chance of Rain..... But I Own a Rainmaker!!

"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?"   ~  John Lennon

"Into each life some rain must fall." ~  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself. " ~ William Shakespeare

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Project 365- a photo every day-

three stooges?..

Mason.. Hannah.. and Danielle..

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Alphabe- Thursday..  the letter N..


For nine nights now
never ending nightmares
of Neanderthals...

neat novices
who needle quality
needlepoint neckties...

sad nymphs and necromancers
jiggle their navels
beneath neon lights..

Long nails with nail polish
and nasty narcotics
fill me with nausea early on...

narrow napkins narrowly
keep the nosy neighbor
from sharing his nakedness..

a nephew in a negligee and
a nightingale nesting on the nightstand
both point North..

needlessly now
I number the ninety nine reasons
I need numbness...

nervous as the nun hands me
a nugget of nutmeg
I see the noose drop around my neck..

the nice neighborhood
never notices the noises
echoing through the night
as I leap from the bed screaming NO!!

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

Three Word Wednesday...  jiggle- quality- early

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Tuesday.. Hot.. Hot.. HOT!

"We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. But given the state of the world, is it wise?" ~  Iris Murdoch

"We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?" ~  Jessamyn West

" That's hot. " ~ Paris Hilton

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Project 365- a Photo Every Day!

last week we had visitors.. this week we miss them a lot!!

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Acrostics Only-


odd opinions on
living and loving ~ loudly
delivered daily

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Haiku Heights #52- String

In The Nest

bits of string become
colorful decorations~
blue bird babies chirp

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

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Weekend Wordsmith- darts

Empty Elation

a banter of stinging darts
cast with no remorse

a phantom of love slipped away
pierced by hurtful words

the smirk of the perpetrator
will captivate no hearts

indecision is not an option
for fate shall have his way

Written By: Patricia Sawyer

Sunday Scribblings #276- captivate
One Single Impression #177- Phantom
3 Word Wednesday- indecision- option- fate

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