Shades of Night

© By:  Lisa Gordier, (night poetry) February 4, 2018 shades of night lurking in silent cues dancing their own rhythms a silent tune forgotten pacing on stealthy feet no footprint left behind only shades remember one musical course no longer heard by living ears only shades of night

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See My Words

© By: Lisa M. Gordier, Nov. 23, 2017 How do they not see the words  before me? Why do they only see the tide before them? The  swirling eddy of vicious vowels intertwine with consonants; causing words to flow endlessly on a snow white page. And yet… They do not see. The beautiful tide, seething  […]

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Day 24 NaNo – In a Funk

Ok, it’s day 24 of NaNoWriMo and I have to admit it…I’m in a funk. Where my word count  should be at 39,985 with the rest of you. I’m stuck at 27,831 words. I know I can catch up but my mind seems to be stuck on personal  problems I’m having.  I can’t seem to […]

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Day 20 NaNo – In a Quandary

Well, day 20 of NaNoWriMo is here and I’ve surely gotten myself in a quandary. I’ve gotten no further than day 15 with my word count somewhere just above 27,000. Oh woe is me. All things considered, I suppose it’s not completely terrible. I’m only about 6,000 words behind. Just as reference for yourself, you […]

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Update on Poetry Contest

Originally posted on KaylaAnn:
This contest has been such a success! First, I just want to give a huge THANK YOU to all the participates and even to those who are not participating but are sharing the contest for others to see. There were over +50 competitors and you all brought your A-game! I am…

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Lingering Death

© By: Lisa M. Gordier, March 9, 2017 (77 words, 25 lines) My soul is broken Cared for no longer By those once loved Shattered to pieces On the floor   Silent ache Of horrid memory Soulmate so dear Keeps death Knocking at my door   Silent tears Run down my cheek Unbidden and unwelcome […]

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The Traveling Pocket Watch

© By: Lisa M. Gordier; July 21, 2015 (1,556 words) It’s June, 1893, and in January the American Railway Association finally standardized timekeeping across all the railways. Why am I mentioning this? Because I am among the first watches made by the Ball Watch Co. given to a conductor on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. […]

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