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Poetry open mic in Orange, CA, every Wed

Two Idiots Peddling Poetry holds open mic evenings at The Ugly Mug Cafe, 261 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866. 8pm to ~ 10:30pm. Small entry fee – and please buy a coffee! This poetry group is nerdy and funny; G … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – poem / lyrics update

In my last post, I shared the start of a poem, or possibly lyrics, and a rough GarageBand mp3 so you could get an idea of the melody should this develop into an actual song. I added two more stanzas, … Continue reading

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Lyrics and Music: Sanctuary (original mini-version with mp3)

I’m working on lyrics and music for a song, working title “Sanctuary”. This is the chorus only. Or maybe it’s the whole thing and its just tiny. I created the music using Garage Band on my iPhone on an airplane (biz … Continue reading

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Free Verse: My Skin

Damn you, Rosacea! Warning: it gets nerdy at the end. My Skin Where do I begin with this angry skin? My Northern European race has cursed my face with epidermis of epic complaint. Blotches and bumps that no warpaint can … Continue reading

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Free Verse: Ruby Red

Grapefruit may spit in my eye, but I love it nonetheless. Ruby Red your blush belies bittersweet inside that dimpled hide you cry out for my serrations to separate you from yourself and I will comply but first – Gimme … Continue reading

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Haiku: Rams Head High

Tonight I attended a poetry book launch and open mic session hosted by Raundi Moore-Kondo (http://www.theloveofwords.com/raundi.html). As part of the event, I received a randomly-selected “animal poet guide”: a bighorn sheep, male, AKA a ram. My assignment: write a haiku by … Continue reading

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Free Verse: Heed the Warning Label

I wrote this on behalf of every female who is friendly, friendly, friendly, but not THAT friendly. Heed the warning label enough trouble to be trouble but not enough trouble to be worth the trouble

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