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Janine G.

PO# 12444
United States
United States
Accountant by day, mother of 3 and soccer coach of 17 by night. Writer/poet in between. Never pass up the chance to say "I love you" 💜
January 22, 2018
 

  A wraith of her scent

         Trailed behind her as she moved

                               Lilacs mixed with sex.

                                                            JD

*The Scent Of A Woman*
#wraith #WildWondrousWords #JanWWWChallenge
Image courtesy of Pinterest

ANGEL OF DREAMS
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January 22, 2018
 



                                   
                  
                        To you
                        It's just a dance
                        But me
                        I have an insatiable hunger
                        For the thorn
                        That pierces my lip
                             Drawing blood
                        As you lower me
                        Into that final dip
                        So I will continue
                        To tango with you
                             Time and time again
                                  Until I simply
                                       Bleed out.         JD



*Bleeding - Tang...

SEDUCE ME
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January 21, 2018
 

          You laid winter's crown
          Upon my head
          In all of its frozen glory
          Effectually
          Numbing my mind
          Of any misgivings
          That in summer
          I would never allow
          To slip me by.                   JD



*Tricked*
#WintersCrown #JanuaryFalls #PoetryChallenge
#numbing #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts
Thank you Denice for the stamp

WINTER WHISPERS
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January 21, 2018
 




                                          Chasm between friends
                                         From politics to handguns
                                                 We'll never agree
                                         Immigration, race, women
                                You thinking your views Trump mine.

                                                            JD


*Think Again*
#chasm #WildWondrousWords #JanWWWChallenge
A tanka because too many words/lines/syllables for a haiku

HILLARY CLINTON
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January 21, 2018
 


                             

      I, your lifegiver
             Die a little each time you
                     Say you want its end.

                                                      JD

*Dying Inside*
#LifeGiver #JanuaryFalls #PoetryChallenge

ORIGINAL
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January 21, 2018
 



                Searching for bits
                 Any memory will do
                 I long to see your smiling eyes
                 Before I stole them from you.

                                                                               JD


*Standing In The Rain*
#FourLinePoem on #scavenger
#occuloid #Writing Prompt

A SMILE IS NEEDED
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January 19, 2018
 


               
                        
             Each time the healing
             Finally begins to take hold
             You start to unravel again
             Right before my eyes
             And I never know
             When to back away
             Or jump in
             Wanting to make it better
             Yet not make it worse
             You must know by now
             If you ever reach
             The core of your spool
             It will surely be
             The end of me.                   JD




*Coming Undone*
#healing #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts
#unravel #WildWonderousWords #JanWWWChallenge

NEVER GIVE UP
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January 20, 2018
 

    The sound of my heart

               Breaking echoes through the void

                                 You left in my soul.
                                                                                          
                                                                       JD

*Void*
#breaking #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts

TATTOO IT TO YOU
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January 20, 2018
 

                School days
                Long gone
                School friends
                Remain
                Some
                Tangible in our lives
                Others
                Just socially
                Too many
                Now cemetery snowdrops
                That we forget to visit
                Or are simply afraid to
                Because we fear
                Facing our own mortality.   

                                                          JD


*Mortality*
#CemeterySnowDrops #SchoolDays #JanuaryFalls #WritingChallenge
Background image courtesy of @fathomcurv Instagram

LETTRS BLACK AND WHITE
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January 19, 2018
 

                I found a pebble
     In my shoe; breaking my stride
            And holding me back.

                           JD

*Held In Place*
Never let the "pebbles" in your life hold you back from being who you were meant to be
Background image Instagram @fathomcurv

#pebble #WildWondrousWords #JanWWWChallenge
#breaking #C

NEVER LOSE YOURSELF
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January 18, 2018
 

Skylark Challenge 122


          From sun up to twilight
          I'm on a perilous journey
          Of self evaluation
          Longing to embrace
          The love of myself
          That has been long extinct
          Some days I feel
          I've found fossils
          Of my former self
          While other times
          I realize
          That I may have to accept
          That I am stuck mid life
          Just being who I am.            JD




*Who I Am*
#twilight #embrace #perilous #extinct


TO MOVE ON IS TO GROW
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January 18, 2018
 



        He writes
        What he feels
        And with
        The emotions he stirs
        From the combination
        Of his evocative lyrics
        And brooding voice
        Passion blooms
        In the hearts
        Of his listeners.         JD




*He Writes The Songs.....*
#evocative #WildWondrousWords #JanWWWChallenge
#PassionBlooms #JanuaryFalls #WritingChallenge

and the passion may bloom in other places too - just sayin'...........


MIC CHECK
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January 18, 2018
 

      Begging and bawling
            I plead your forgiveness in
                    This endless nightmare.

                                                              JD

     [No matter where you run (how far
      or how fast), there's  no escaping
      the after burn of the devil himself]

#bawling #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts

KEEP RUNNING
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January 18, 2018
 

          Waking him up is
                 Like trying to wake the dead
                            Buried six feet down.

                                             JD

*Mornings*
This kid has slept through fireworks, circus cannons, front row seats at "The
Return Of The King", and could/would probably sleep through the next world war.

SLEEPY NIGHTS
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January 17, 2018
 

                  His mind is spinning
                  His thoughts cramping
                  With all he's done wrong
                  As it finally
                  Begins to catch up with him
                  The kiss of karma
                  So close to him
                   That he can feel
                   Her hot breath
                   Upon his lips
                   And there is nothing
                   He can do
                   To stop her soft, wet mouth
                   From landing
                   Right on his.                   JD

*Fateful Landing*
#cramping #CMIngChallenge  #WritingPrompts
#KissOfKarma #JanuaryFalls #WritingChallenge

ASPHALT GREY
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January 17, 2018
 

            Snow quietly falls
         Reminders of yesterdays
         And what we have lost.

                  JD

*Yesterdays Past*

LETTRS BLACK AND WHITE
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January 16, 2018
 

                  We've circled this dance floor
                   A myriad of times
                   Always ending
                   In the same position
                   That long hold, then dip
                   My hand still holding yours
                   Tethered to it in fear
                   That I might walk alone
                   So I clench my teeth
                   Drawing blood from a thorn
                   That pierces my lip
                   As we tango again.            JD

*Tango Part VI*
#tethered #myriad #fear #WritingChallenges
#holding #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts

SEDUCE ME
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January 16, 2018
 

*Blanketed In White*

                        

                          As we drove away
                          A light snow
                          Began to fall
                          And I knew
                          She would just quietly
                          Slip away
                          Like the sound
                          A snowflake makes
                          When it hits the ground.           JD

Seems like ages ago, and yet seems like yesterday.
PattyAnne 3/24/70 to 1/16/11

MAKING YOU FEEL
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January 16, 2018
 

               I'm holding out hope
              That this icicle heart melts
              Before it's too late.

                                                       JD

*Winter Thaw*
It's only this way because you froze me out and it hasn't been able to thaw or find love since.
#holding #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts
#icicle #WildWondrousWords #JanWWWChallenge

SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW
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January 15, 2018
 

*Locked Away*



             Loving you
             Was never easy
             Yet knowing that
             Never made me stop
             Time and time again
             I've told myself
             That is was time for change;
             Time to let you go
             But each time I've tried
             I couldn't
             I don't think I ever will
             So I have to ask myself
             Why did I walk away
             Only to keep you
             Locked in my heart
             Rather than stay and fight
             To keep you in my life?             JD





#Loving #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts
#TimeForChange #JanuaryFalls #Wri...

I LOVE YOU
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January 15, 2018
 

                                                    Mercy dragged me down
                                                    Drugging me with compassion
                                                    That looked like pity.

                                                                                             JD

Sometimes in forgiveness, we give to the point that it looks like charity and actually hurts more than it helps. Be kind in your words and efforts, but never make someone feel like they are less than.

#mercy #WritingChallenge
Thank you Denice for the paper and stamp

ANGEL OF FAITH
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January 14, 2018
 


Slowly but surely
Day after day
I am sinking
Deeper
Further
Into the realm
Of an unknown
And it scares me
As much
As it excites me.      

JD


*Scared*
#sinking #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts

ORIGINAL
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January 14, 2018
 

    

              In and out you move
            Becoming a phantom of
         Daydreams and nightmares.

                         JD

*Always Haunting Me*
#phantom #WildWondrousWords #JanWWWChallenge

KEEP RUNNING
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January 13, 2018
 

                Another January
                Is upon us
                As another birthday
                Draws near
                I'll take the garnets
                She has to offer
                But leave the gun smoke
                And powder residue
                As gifts
                To the hypocrites and thieves
                Who rained bullets
                On my existence
                While trying to steal
                What was left of me.             JD

*Gifts*
#GarnetsAndGunsmoke #JanuaryFalls #PoetryChallenge

BADASS WOMAN
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January 13, 2018
 

                   You intimidate me
                        And I puddle
                              Before you
                                  Like a snowball
                    On a summer afternoon.

                                                           JD

*Melted*
#puddle #WildWondrousWords #JanWWWChallenge

SUNSHINE
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January 13, 2018
 

      I'm bound to the sky
               Like an eagle that's soaring
                         With no place to land.

                                                        JD

*Bound*
#soaring #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts

EAGLE
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January 12, 2018
 

                     Masks
                     They come
                     In all shapes and sizes
                     For hiding, disguise or escape
                     Yours
                     A mix of blacks and grays
                     Made to hide your emotions
                     But it seems
                     That your mask
                     Is starting to crack
                     At the edges
                     And color is breaking through
                     Suggesting your emotions
                     Are being set free
                     I hope this is true
                     Because your beauty shines
                     Through emotion...

STAY TRUE, BE ORIGINAL, BE YOU
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January 12, 2018
 

         
               You're kneeling at my alter
               Begging for more
               But we've walked this path
               Before
               While you kicked leaves
               Over the trail
               Leaving me
               With no way back
               So now
               This dance
               Is all I have to offer you
               Take hold of me
               Or leave your rose
               On the ballroom floor.         JD



*This Path* (Tango Part V)
#kneeling #CMIngChallenge #WritingPrompts

HOLD ME
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January 12, 2018
 

   
        If you cannot love
        When love counts
        Please
        Lobotomize me
        From your heart
        And set me free
        So I, in turn
        Can let you go
        And empty you
        From the infinity
        That is my soul.           JD




*Set Me Free*
#love #lobotomize #infinity #WritingPrompts

WITH LOVE
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January 12, 2018
 

        Morning comes - I'm pulled
                from delightful dreams into
                             harsh realities.

                                 JD

*Waking - Reality Sets In*
#DelightfulDreams #JanuaryFalls #PoetryChallenge

KEEP RUNNING
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