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Oasis Verses

©Arwen LeQuieu 1. Cheese cloth around my heart, bleeding through this inefficient bandage. Tears in my eyes, or is it sweat, no wonder I can’t see. The horizon is on top. I’m sinking to the bottom. Lost like a blind man in a dessert My wounds are not healing, the greatest part of me still […]

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#PoetryMonth Who’s Your Poet BFF? Quiz

I got Alfred Lord Tennyson. Although my favorite poet is Elizabeth Barrett Browning I’m sure that spending an evening with Tennyson would be interesting. Take the quiz below and let me know who your poet BFF turned out to be.  

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Thin Humanity: A Poem

©Arwen LeQuieu I see my thin humanity falling through my fingertips like so much sand when I dream with my eyes open life becomes more unbearable every time I drift away the dreams are beautiful tempting me to stay in the land of fortune and fame no sandman to lure me I want to escape […]

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The Cave

The recent suicide death of Robin Williams and the social media and blog storm following it has made me think about my own struggles with suicidal thoughts as a teenager.  I wrote another post on that here: Suicide in the Age of Social Media This poem is an honest picture of what it feels like […]