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Each morning when I wake

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner | 0 comments

Each morning I wake brimming with dread ‘cause

It’s another day of hiding behind a mask.

Unpleasant thoughts circling my head and

In a matter of time, my porcelain will crack.

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Lost

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner | 0 comments

A lost soul tiptoes, inching closer to sea
Frigid air brushes her skin, hair gently sways
She wonders when the agony will cease

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Awaiting a Friendship

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner, Voices | Comments Off on Awaiting a Friendship


Alone in first period class, awaiting adolescent arrivals
Tick, Tick, Tick. Time is a turtle’s journey
A curtain of fiery gold locks disrupts my concentration
A polka-dotted face glances in my direction, a smirk creasing the sides
Skinny jeans and checkered slip-ons complement a fall out boy tee

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Finding Victory – Inspired by Winged Victory of Samothrace 

Posted by on Sep 11, 2018 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner | Comments Off on Finding Victory – Inspired by Winged Victory of Samothrace 

Dear Reader, 
This piece is inspired by my favorite sculpture from the Hellenistic period, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, better known as the Nike, the Goddess of Victory. 
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“Lessons” by Brandon Green

Posted by on Aug 27, 2018 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner | Comments Off on “Lessons” by Brandon Green

I remember.

My fiancée told me we were having a child,

I was so happy, you couldn’t imagine the smile.

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