Category: Literature

Nuclear Family or Nuclear Explosion? By Patricia Marie Budd - May 8, 2018

Nuclear Family or Nuclear Explosion? Dominic lays snoring, and not so softly either. After a big tear Dominic’s snores are loud and growly. Marie can never sleep next to him on nights like this. Glancing over and admiring his thick, reddish blonde hair, curly locks dangling over eyelids covering deep green eyes, Marie sighs, still […]

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freedom’s form By Patricia Marie Budd -

two hands come together to form one heart two souls where the sun rises and sets between us and time stands still passes by a minute a lifetime inside your loving arms a blink of the eye is our constant road held together by two fingers two thumbs our heart our soul fragile force freedom’s […]

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“CRUMPETS” By Patricia Marie Budd - March 21, 2018

like a soft wave it wafts through the front door   we’d say we could smell it a block away   but truly we only knew right before (or was it as soon as) we opened the door   mom was baking bread again and bread dough meant   CRUMPETS!   fresh cut chunks of […]

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maiden’s golden hair (inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s painting “Marguerite Gachet in the Garden”) By Patricia Marie Budd - March 6, 2018

maiden’s golden hair rippling fire blazing trees pinwheel flowers spin   his heart in his brush van Gogh admires from afar the world all aflame   rapid, yet languid each slashing harsh stroke reveals broken heart movement   tender, yet calloused breasts droop – ripple, cream face soft lacking expression   ears pollute landscape phallic […]

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neolithic lure By Patricia Marie Budd - March 1, 2018

neolithic lure head arched neck stretching curled into one another assailing amour concupiscent flames passion’s minion #pmb

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existing but once By Patricia Marie Budd -

existing but once our own selves, our energy dispersing again returning to self reconnecting universe to be born again #pmb

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judging voices from the heart By Patricia Marie Budd - February 27, 2018

how does one judge voices from the heart? doesn’t every whisper of the soul utter content? isn’t every shout of agony or joy deserving an ear? who is to say one expression greater? another’s experience more valid? what makes one voice stronger? one voice weaker? who are we to choose? can we not embrace every […]

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Emotocon Poem By Patricia Marie Budd -

For you I have hearts in my eyes For you I have the wide eyed smile For you I have the eyes closed kiss For you I have the wink and the tongue stuck out smile For you I get round eyed and blushy For you the huffy mad comes out every once in a […]

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Frangible Essence By Patricia Marie Budd - February 26, 2018

Frangible Essence Frangible essence, orb overflowing With humanity’s burgeoning presence. Allotment tips, powder keg pulsate brings Swelling waters bursting calescent. Ripple waves erosion; giving slightly Softly caressing cliff height’s sandy shore Aggressive breakers shatter human psyche; Travail regardless all who may abhor. O, humanity’s ally! Occasion All man. Vouchsafe commitment. Artisan Logic, desiderata’s nucleus: Antecedent […]

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savviest of songs By Patricia Marie Budd - February 25, 2018

wings undulate swarm flexuous river of dreams coagulating smoke filled assembly swimming air flow burgeoning as numbers combine collective concord billowing widening sweep savviest of songs #pmb  

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