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    • Basil Cartryte

      NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 11: How to Make a Philosopher's Stone in 52 Steps

      How to Make a Philosopher's Stone in 52 Steps Place 3 purple matches in a copper bowl and 2 sapphires in a tin box. Use chemistry to convert chemical fruits into liquid gold. Use a conjugal visitation with the blood of dragons to defend against attacks. Take a knife and remove...

      Tags: poetry, NaPoWriMo, NaPoWriMo2022

      • Bryant Jacobi

        NaPoWriMo Day 12: The Philosopher Xenophanes

        The Philosopher Xenophanes I’ve been travelling to the Oracle all my life, my wanderings as thithering and intricate as those of Odysseus, because I must along the way pick up what question I am that God would ask the gods. I am not, like a ripening sweetness of grapes or a you...

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        • Carl Bettis

          NaPoWriMo Day 13: Tanka Journal

          Tanka Journal 2022-04-13: Climate Crisis School tornado drills, hunched over in the basement, arms protecting necks, I recall those--but Midwest hurricanes, that's something new. I was one of those thoughtless boys who delighted in the crisp and pop of ants burned under my le...

          Tags: NaPoWriMo, NaPoWriMo2022, poetry, tanka, climate

          • sylvester hobson

            napowrimo day 14: early spring's late fall

            early spring's late fall you gave me your love for gardens but not your knack. i always plant, snip or pull too soon and too late. over dirt clumps threaded with pale roots, over magnolia spatter and forsythia glow, snowflakes superfluously descend. — sylvester hobson

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            • Bryant Jacobi

              NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 15: The Old Man in a Jacket

              The Old Man in a Jacket The old man in a jacket the color of weather, simple of mind, greeting strangers as old acquaintances, always by another name, shuffles eternally down the same street. Children run circles around him, shout insults phrased as questions, questions worded a...

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              • Basil Cartryte

                NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 16: untitled haiku

                Tags: NaPoWriMo, NaPoWriMo2022, poetry, haiku, asemic

                • Carl Bettis

                  NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 17: True Crime

                  NOTE: Despite the date and the first line, this is not an Easter poem. True Crime The body has gone missing. A suit of habits remains. The detective suspects himself. He cannot account for his future. -- Carl Bettis

                  Tags: NaPoWriMo, NaPoWriMo2022, poetry

                  • Bryant Jacobi

                    NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 18: Easter Monday

                    Easter Monday If he sat here, handing me bread as he used to, if I put my hand into his wounded side, I would not believe. There is no one walking beside me speaking words that fire my heart that is filled with cold ashes. He is not risen. ...

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                    • Carl Bettis

                      NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 19: His Art

                      His Art  was in his goofs,   the shameful bits   of self that showed        under the gaps   his haphazard patching      called attention to. — Carl Bettis

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                      • Basil Cartryte

                        NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 20: The Mysterious Man

                        The Mysterious Man The Mysterious Man was with parallel. The Mysterious Man hid a skeleton under his skin. The Mysterious Man spoke fluent Etruscan. The Mysterious Man was a pyromaniac. The Mysterious Man was a mole. The Mysterious Man had three hearts. The Mysterious Man was an idio...

                        Tags: NaPoWriMo, NaPoWriMo2022, poetry