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Astral Darkness

From ‘Liquid Imagination’ (a creative writing journal) my poem “Astral Darkness” Publisher: Sue Babcock, Ph.D. Poetry Editor: Chrissy Davis “Astral Darkness” is from my work-in-progress Fairy Tale collection Click this LINK to read “Astral Darkness” Astral Darkness by Dah Helmer

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‘A New Ulster’

From Ireland: ‘A New Ulster’ magazine A first look at poems from my FAIRY TALE collection These poems are from my most recent [seventh] collection that alludes to Fairy Tales and Fantasies while keeping the poems introspective with deliberate self-ruminations … Continue reading

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Wings Flying Sails

Yuba has wings stone constellations ripples that move toward language   Starlings flying rock to rock keep their eyes on the river   Against dawn half-hidden small clouds behind fir   A King Heron resounds like bagpipes then fills the … Continue reading

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Dictator

To those who forgive me I loathe you for you are weak No your voices are not worthy you spineless living dead things worthless as dumb dogs   If not incarcerated I would do it again would squeeze everything out … Continue reading

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Chair

Sunlight swells into buildings rolls over my feet gets trapped under my soles At this moment there is nothing more to say   When you rose to leave your skirt made the sound of a bird caught in my hands … Continue reading

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A Longer Journey

Makers of eternity thunder and fear, I bring this offering, my used soul, in return for a length of life longer than eternal, a slash of lightning to break the dark, sunbeams, a stillness that moves me.   This thin … Continue reading

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Misdirection

Sometimes the gray sun is like dry rain other times an old bone Sometimes there is a whisper from the inner-ear, a drag of words announcing a profusion of discontent There are times I wear sadness like deep sleep so … Continue reading

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