Tag Archives: April

  1. Tennessee Song of Myself

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    April 3, 2014 by astephens2013

    I am the dark blue river the stars in the black night the elephant rider in the night the wind …
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  2. Land of the Lone Star

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    April 30, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Leaving land of lone star of heat, humidity, and horses on a huge white bird over open ocean in night’s …
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  3. Hardly Myself

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    April 25, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Today again I am hardly myself. Grass sprouts from my hair like antennae. Flowers become my eye lashes as bark …
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  4. Oceanlight

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    April 24, 2013 by WITS Editor

    A haunted lighthouse flicks on and off. Sailors get lost. The moon beams onto the middle of the ocean. Until …
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  5. The Night

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    April 19, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Owls are hooting The stars look pale yellow like they are invisible When everyone is asleep thousands of animals hunt …
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  6. Yellow

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    April 17, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Yellow is a sun lighting the day. Yellow is a banana in my stomach. Yellow is my mother forever cleaning …
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  7. My River

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    April 15, 2013 by WITS Editor

    My river begins with hunger. My mother calls me in my mind. As I hear her, hear her, as she …
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