Author Archives: khleslie

I’m Not a Poet, and Now I Know It

Oh well, I’m obviously not the poet I was back in the early 90’s! I’ve not even felt terribly guilty about my lack of poeting efforts. Sorry, the genre deserves more than the doggerel I can give to it these … Continue reading

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Handful of Haiku

I am mutable sudden change without notice I go with the flow ———- Emotional, me Feeling deeply, wantonly Giving of myself ________ Steadfastly holding against the slings and arrows keeping my counsel ——— Creature of logic assessing all pros and … Continue reading

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Calling all poets! April is National Poetry Writing Month — NaPoWriMo for short. Modeled after National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), NaPoWriMo is an annual project encouraging poets to write one poem each day in April.…

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Catch Up

A double meaning. Yesterdays (this morning’s?) post was part of NaPoWriMo, a poem writing month where all participants post a poem a day. I haven’t written poetry in years (checking… checking… decades) but thought I’d give it a whack. I’ll … Continue reading

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The Grandfather clock chimes the hour, glissades clumsily into puctuated silence. Tick tock I am waiting for inspiration to chime, for the bells to ring, even if they also descend Tick tock The words come in rhythm, old as time, … Continue reading

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Lateness and latitude

Another week’s rushed past and it was with horror (well, a twinge of guilt) that I realised it had been nine days since my last entry. I could blame a busy week again, or the weather. Better to just get … Continue reading

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Friday On My Mind

Well, that was a week it felt good to finish! I’m celebrating with the addition of the first ever Waiwari story being added to the Waiwari page. I’ve also added a very, very short story to the side of this … Continue reading

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