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Riding a Giant Kangaroo

My kangaroo developed the Asiatic fluThen spread it to the Eastern Sioux.I wearing blue tennis shoes(You too, but they were reddish blue).We traveled to Timbuktu, thenParis, where the porter threw us in a new canoe on the Rue deBrew. Said adieu, enjoy theKung fu debut and the fondue.Out of the blue and cheese fondueI fell for you, my Apple of Peru.See More
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"What I like about this is its re-readability. It's utterly unclear what's going on. And that's just fine!"
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Beau Madison commented on poet.wayne's blog post Arrival (prologue from "Take: Two")
"Just as it was getting interesting... I don't Facebook, and so cannot read more! Anyway, I'd switch the first two paragraphs (not counting those one-liners). The POV is interesting... in the beginning it's hard to verify that…"
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Arrival (prologue from "Take: Two")

Arrival. We arrive on the scene. The scene below us is clean, fresh, like a child's Etch-a-Sketch after its been turned upside down, shaken, and now showing a clean surface. Like the chalkboard, after we scrubbed it clean with our erase...r. Like our room never is. It's a scene like the first warm day of spring. It's a…See More
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"...and haven't heard from her in over a year. Time to fly solo!"
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"Going back to a story I began two years ago on another site, dealing with addiction recovery. I was co-authoring this with another author..."
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poet.wayne commented on Beau Madison's blog post War Haiku
"I like these... but what really makes them work as a pair, is the juxtaposition of mood... darkness, hupelessness in the first and positivity, "a better day" in the second!"
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War Haiku

1.Dreary and dullingHumankind's setting sun sobsAs Dismay's day dawns.2.Free thinkers awakeLove must not capitulateBombs don't liberate.See More
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"I've written a little in the farce/satire genre over the years... just got a new groove in it! Let's have fun!"
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Lykei's children

Here's the myth story I read today at the writer's circle. More info on the world and religion/mythology can be found at www.dikaesha.pbwiki.com. Though divines are self-existing in the Salthan religion  (called Selkaskai. the spirit knowledge way), and not created by Santh (unlike angels in many other religions) , they are not gods, but called "divines". Terms:Uagia (oo-ah-gee-ah) - Young man. Literally "little big one"The characters:Santh (Sahnth)…See More
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"Yeah, slim this down. It doesn't lead me anywhere; I feel like I'm going on a journey through your mind."
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    Riding a Giant Kangaroo

    Posted by Beau Madison on July 30, 2014 at 14:30 0 Comments

    My kangaroo developed the Asiatic flu

    Then spread it to the Eastern Sioux.

    I wearing blue tennis shoes

    (You too, but they were reddish blue).

    We traveled to Timbuktu, then

    Paris, where the porter threw us in a new canoe on the Rue de

    Brew. Said adieu, enjoy the

    Kung fu debut and the fondue.

    Out of the blue and cheese fondue

    I fell for you, my Apple of Peru.

    Arrival (prologue from "Take: Two")

    Posted by poet.wayne on July 26, 2014 at 13:54 1 Comment

    Arrival.



    We arrive on the scene.



    The scene below us is clean, fresh, like a child's Etch-a-Sketch after its been turned upside down, shaken, and now showing a clean surface. Like the chalkboard, after we scrubbed it…
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    War Haiku

    Posted by Beau Madison on July 25, 2014 at 6:25 1 Comment

    1.

    Dreary and dulling

    Humankind's setting sun sobs

    As Dismay's day dawns.

    2.

    Free thinkers awake

    Love must not capitulate

    Bombs don't liberate.

    <interlude>....(from "From My Office")

    Posted by poet.wayne on July 24, 2014 at 17:37 1 Comment

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    …a deep rumbling, a shifting on the seat, a bead of sweat on the forehead…

    “AAhhhhh!”

    “Look out below! Incoming! Fire in the hole!”

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    And, across this great country…

    …also in a restroom stall…

    …also sipping coffee…

    “Way to go Mick! Knew ya could do it!”

    “What a wash-up!”

    A newspaper page turned…

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