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The Poems I Have Not Written —

By johnlmalone

I am outside late at night

Writing poems

About the poems I have not written

The ones I’ve shied away from

Because of embarrassment

Or timidity

Or fear of shedding my jovial persona

And find Somewhat alarmingly

That the poems I have not written

Far outnumber those I have

John Malone is […]

The Poems I Have Not Written —

Have you ever wondered about your words?
Image by Florin Radu from Pixabay

I too, have stories that lay in the dust, not written for what reason I don’t know. Perhaps I worry about criticism, or failure, when I should be sharing what I am thinking with others.

I saw a comment one time that went something like this;

“When you are wondering if your idea is worth putting into a story, remember someone wrote a story about sharks coming out of a tornado.”

Unknown Author

Sharknado is a series of American disaster horror comedy science-fiction films released by Syfy starting in 2013. The sixth film concluded the series in 2018. It has since been expanded into video games and comics, including a spin-off film, Sharknado: Heart of Sharkness, that was released in 2015.

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Ask a Child, Ask a Butterfly

Sometimes kindness is hard to see because we are focused on what is “going wrong today”.


By Megha’s World

Every small step counts. Every small gesture matters.
Kindness comes in all forms. Accept and embrace it when you see.
Pass it forward. It is like the flowing river, shaping and changing the lives of those who come along its way. Keep flowing and Keep growing.
Life never stops from growing nor from making mistakes.
You stop and stagnate like the ditch of stinking water.
Flow like a waterfall. A beautiful sight in its glory.
Life is movement.
Change is a necessary transformation.
Ask a child, ask a butterfly.

Megha Sood is a contributing editor at Whisper and the Roar and Ariel Chart. Her work has been featured in 521 Magazine, Visitant Lit, KOAN, Mojave Heart Review, Nightingale and Sparrow, Fourth and Sycamore, Pangolin Review, Paragon Press, Dime Show review, and featured in anthologies We…

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