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Ignition

ignition starts my key turns, a heart. upright reclining seats resonant radio, beats. motor idle whirs fluids warmed, swirl. we ride as one a moonlit, sun. maneuvering swift curves our bodies gently, swerve. we never tire our palms wet, perspire.

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‘Skip’ ~ an anticipation alliteration

our lips nip.   our hands strip.   our grip slips.   our hips dip.   our thighs drip.   our hearts skip. ~ an EWK alliteration Poe’em ©2017 EWK

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wanting

wanting.                                    1 flirts kiss bliss . needing.                                

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‘is’…

Hard questions with rounded corners…   is… life a legacy? is… death a destiny? is… hope a habit? is… church a choice? is… religion a ritual? is… faith a philosophy? is… love a language? is… war a weapon? is… peace

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an Inoculation of Alphabetization Fantasization

ABC… Roll up your sleeve, a fantasy. … Anticipa’tion Bijec’tion Consumma’tion Devo’tion Emo’tion Flirta’tion Gratifica’tion Harmoniza’tion Interac’tion Juxtaposi’tion Kinky situa’tion Lo’tion Mo’tion Necessita’tion Orgasmic celebra’tion Perspira’tion Quiet medita’tion Romanticiza’tion Stimula’tion Titilla’tion Undula’tion Vibra’tion Whispered admira’tion &… XYZ, as the termina’tion

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Kawasaki Kringle

Could a crimson caped & capped Kris Kringle carry considerable Christmas curiosities as he can while casually commandeering a chromed, classic ‘Kawasaki’ cruising cross-country to considerable consecutive criss crossings to console continentally covetous kids? ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2014

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Sad Santa Seized

Sad Santa seized since sleigh riding so soon since sipping cinnamon Schnapps. Several serious certificates signed as so surely a shame since he was sighted sleighing so shifty & so speedily. Sheriff Steven Sirocco secures silver shackles so suspected Santa

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Santa’s Swimsuit Sweethearts

Santa shown swiftly streaking shallow shorelines in soaked skivvies. Stylishly slender swim-suited sweethearts seen sharing his stride surely starts his smile; so certainly stashed inside his silvery ‘stache. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2014 EWK

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A Stable Table

You sat there As I sit on my chair A setting just so for two Served for us to dine so debonair. The ambiance I find detracts From this canted sway I counteract Jostling of such formalities Startling my senses

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Staccato

Road tripping sunsets Tree lined streets staccato played Shade : Sun : Shade : Sun : Shade Evening comes as headlights due Night arrives, I’m homeward bound. ~ an EWK Tanka Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a road trip)

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Spooky Spirits

Spooky spirits sweep several sooty stains of souls sent spiraling skyward since suddenly succumbing to silently suffocating subconscious séances. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2014 EWK (inspired by a Halloween night)

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Hot Rod

Caution: slippery when wet. Curves come on a wet night: ride.  Shifting: gear shaft: fast. Dare not follow a map: gasp. Lean in and feel the grip: slip. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK ••• “It’s the shapes of the

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this wind

this wind, mills to paddle and spin  weather or not in vane. we feel the blows turned perpetually to its force of nature, turn. around again gears winding through years, this wind. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a

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Solemn Autumn

Crisp, crushed, chaotic leaves, fallen. My steps taken, trodden. My feet; the mortar’s pestle, solemn. Kaleidoscope of abstract art, autumn. Nature’s unframed canvas; so infinite, calling. ~ an EWK ‘work-in-progress’ Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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A Leftover Limerick

I dreamed of sailing in a regatta  In an ocean of cheesy ricotta It was not as you’d think I didn’t sleep a wink Up at night with a plate of lasagna. ~ an EWK Limerick Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by

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King for a Day

King for a Day. All the Pawns would play. Shape and stature, White or black lacquer? What does it matter, if you strut along so dapper? Take this moment by the horns, Wearing that crown of gilded thorns. Slide along this

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This Old Place

This old place has become a worn relic Avoiding the urge to redevelop Farms often sold with great haste Seldom is this sort of place Left alone nature’s charm can envelop. ~ an EWK Limerick Poe’em  ©2016 EWK /// Irish Limerick line-style

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Beach Water

Hotter Brought her Daughter Water As the beach got hotter I brought her Boyfriend and my daughter iced water. ~ an EWK Tyburn Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (A Tyburn poem contains six verses of a 2:2:2:2:9:9 syllabic pattern. The first four

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Army Boots

I once had a pair of Army boots. They were tired and worn from so much use. My mother had died, She had them outside. They’re mine; soon as I get the laces loose. ~ an EWK Limerick Poe’em   ©2016

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RGB

RGB Primary Colors of three. Draw a line And let it be Colored with life, Drawn by hand, from me. A graceful curve Splotches of sheen A shadow’s darkened cast, Brief glimpses of my own mystery. Blank pages achingly beckon

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A Circular Situation Alliteration

Camera captured convergent and congruent crossings containing combined congregations of coincidentally collaborative and conciliatory colloidal configurations. Circumstances of suspended scattering of shimmering circular shapes circumflex and surround several situations of superimposed circumferential circumstances. ~ an EWK alliteration Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Turn the Gears

Turning Churning Yearning Learning Once your mind is turning and churning You begin a yearning for learning. ~ an EWK Tyburn Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (A Tyburn poem contains six verses of a 2:2:2:2:9:9 syllabic pattern. The first four lines rhyme

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Do Drops Desire?

Can we recall the first time? That moment of our realization; that initial release to these unexpectedly unexplored realms. Plunging freely within that moment; compelled onwards by our own momentum, a gravitational tug downward. Destined to become a fluid muddling

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Posted A new photo – This blue shadow A Heron posed Posted ~ an EWK Poe’em & Photo   ©2016 EWK (photo of a Blue Heron: taken along the Chesapeake Bay; Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA)

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Self Centered

I’m a spinning top. Balance lost. Arms and bits flailing Stray thoughts and feelings Commotion of every size and sort Overspent forces in assorted directions. Comings and goings Often not returning Distracted contributions Fogs of confusion. It’s not about me

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Here With You

Here with you        Teasing looks       Seeking       Desires       Tingling Wanting it all Here with you       Fingertips       Fondling       Our bodies       Mingling Revealing us As we touch       Breathing in       Gasping             Tongues

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Springtime Soot

Saturations of seedy springtime soot seriously stresses sensitive schnozzles.  Suffering sinus stuffiness seems so stressful since a strained septum certainly sets sensations of stubborn symptoms so stifling that snorts of snot should be slightly sniffled or seriously sneezed so certain

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Busy Bees

Busy buzzing bees pollinate plentiful plants. Puffy plant proboscises persist to pester, per propinquitous proliferations of perky plant pistils pouting profusely with ponderous plumes of pollens purposely producing presently pronounced piles of pesky pollen puddles. Perplexing predicament; perhaps? Particularly passionate

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A Winged Wedge

Coming • Soaring Guiding Leading Coaxing Adjoining Following Encouraging Flying as one,    In angled procession. Guided by instincts,    To distant destinations. Heading onward and beyond,    Thrusted flapping with necks outstretched. Taunts of trumpeting,    Echoing ahead in

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Down and Dirty

Done doing daily down and dirty digging, determined to disable, de-root and disrupt droves of decadent dandelions by the dozens. ~ an EWK alliteration Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (an alliteration creation inspiration situation) 

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Snow STOP

Springtime birds and budding flowers Sets my mind to April showers, Gentle breezes. Occasional sneezes. Seasons of promised warming Sunlight rises more each morning, My heart jumps ahead. My mind renews. My calendar flips Past winter’s brittle frost nips, Looking

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To Have and To Hold

~ To have, Our lives Woven in time And place Spun from memories. and To hold, Ourselves With special cares We’ve shared To our days of old. ~ To have, Moments Of tender flesh Wrinkled From tasks we’ve done. and

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Sunny Sides ~ a poem of Springtime

Sun, it is a’set’in. Springtime arrives with hopeful intent. Bedtime has come, as prayers are said. Flowering bee’d beds, raise up their bloom’in heads. Happy, flappy birds begin the next baby birdy boom on every bud’ning branch. Starry, starry night.

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A Grecian Groove

Scenic ship slot. Carefully crossing the confining Corinth Canal. Smooth cruise through a Grecian groove. ~ an EWK alliteration Poe’em   ©2016 EWK // Reference information: The Corinth Canal; located in Greece, was completed in 1893. It cuts through the

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Tick Tock Time ~ a rewinder reminder

Tick tock… Time to turn time FORWARD! Commence calibrating clocks and cuckoos consecutively clockwise. Caution! Could cause considerable consternation; choreographed care of cosmically-computed chronographs keeping chronological clocks conclusively clicking… Causing cross-country commenting and commotion… Consider copious cups of coffee? Grab

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A Verse Set in Stone

Alluring Architecture Bouldered Bastion Crenelated Castle Dulcet Daybreak Ensconced Eminence Flagged Finials Guarded Gorge Historic Heraldry Intimately Intriguing Jutting Juxtapositions Kingly Knoll Legendary Landscape Monumental Mystique Nostalgic Nobility Obsolete Obstacle Pinnacled Parapets Quaint Quirkiness Rusticated Ramparts Steepled Spires Timeless Towers

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A Tilted Tower

Picturesque Pisa Scenic cylinder Legendary lean Classic colonnade A tilted tower. ~ an EWK 5×5 Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (5 verses of 5 syllabic beats) (inspired by a love of history)

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Connection

“Can” we ever truly find connection? And, without any “strings” attached? (connection) creates (connection) = C³ Word toss from a friend = ‘Connection’ My alliterative gift in return: “Casual communication can cause a common connection. Continued contentment and confidential contemplation

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Dragonfly

A dragon of the sky With a passion to fly As if tethered by wing on the air. Darting, dodging, flirting flicks, Paired wings set upon a rigid matchstick. Backwards and forwards and all with much flair of dragons and

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Inoculation ~ a Haiku

  Inoculation. Cautious of a pending flu Band-Aid marks the spot. ~ an EWK alliteration Poe’em   ©2016

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Push Ups

Push ups perk up placid pectorals. Posed plank positions; properly poised, primes productive pressures purposefully. Providing patience is practiced; promising progressive potential positional performance potency is produced.  ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by my own workouts)

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Nature in Perpetual Motion

~ an EWK Photo Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a walk in nature)

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Arrows Apparent ~ an IKEA alliteration

Is IKEA infinitely invaded by incoherently immobilizing inhabitants? Indeed. Arrows apparent… Marketing to the masses muddling the marketplace… Mumblings of made-up Swedish manufactured merchandises? Maybe a MÄRKLIG, a MÖRBYLÅNGA, or a MYNDIG might manage? If intermittent inlaid in-way indicators imply

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Another Butter

Peanut butter… Mmm… make a sandwich, slices of bread… Crisped slabs of toast, plunged up from slots, bounding up, so warm and so hot… Here’s where some butter would hit the right spot. I must find a butter in time…

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Nature’s Plight

Polar bear’s Glacial ’bode Tundra lair. Ice pack flow Artic life Chrystal snow. Northern lights Midnight sun Nature’s plight. ~ Fate is glum Habitat? Damage done. Global pact Policies… Snow bear’s path. We shall see Hope will be Our legacy.

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Cozy Cabin

cozy cabin. snuggled in sheets of crystalline dew. wooded wonder. stiffened boughs of frosted grasp enclosing. secluded silence. beneath hushed respires of vapors exhalation. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (inspired by a daydream & a snowstorm)

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A Pale Pose

• A Pale Pose Fleshy Cocoon Translucent Disclosure Ethereal Placidity Porcelain   Embracement Sculptured Repose Etched As Is • ~ an EWK Syllabic Sequence Poe’em   ©2016 EWK / Photo from Pixabay // Image enhancements by Eric W. Killip /// Syllabic structure

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Bingo Betty

Bingo Betty of Boise bets big. Being a bigwig basement bingo Bouffant beauty; Betty is busy beside her bingo board blotting bottle, Bible & Bic. Betty’s bus beckons. Ball bin bounces… “B4!”  Betty blots a blank. Bingo! ~ an EWK

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Nocturnal Admissions

Nocturnal Admissions Revealing Memories Lost in time Awakened. Sleeping in Liquefied Lucidity. ~ an EWK Tricubic Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (a Tricubic is a poem composed of 3 beats per verse, 3 verses per stanza, and 3 stanzas in total)

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Snowstorm ~ an alliteration

Saturday’s snowstorm subsides as the sullen sunlight has surrendered. Streets and sidewalks are smothered in serenely snow-flaked scenes. Slumbering snowbound suburbanites snuggle in soft sheets; so surely sensing, that snow shovels and steadfastness should suffice to scoop snow into summits

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Horizontal Gravity

        We lean this way And that         as counterweights                                      aligned guiding our paths           along.         aside                           Hands holding on                                    

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Snowy Streets – an alliteration situation

Smiling sledders swarm a ‘Studebaker’ sedan to snatch a simple source of sliding snowy streets. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK (an alliteration creation inspiration situation) // vintage photo source is unknown

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Car Wash

Keeping up appearances is such a matter. Rivulets of soaps, soils and suds Whisked and whirling buffing brush beaters Patter sounding… thud, thud, swoosh and a swoosh and thud. Neon’ish lights dictate modes of indication. Steam hot water, soapy spritz

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Linger Longer

Time to spice it up… Lips Lingering, Lips, Like mine. Lick Lightly. Lips, Like yours. Lusciously Lock, Loving. Listening ears, Lobes. Lightly Linger. Lounging. Lapping Liquors, Loosen up. Late night. Lakeside Lodge. Listen to Loons Lament. Lights, Lower… Low, errhhh.

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Under Pressure

• Deep, inside forces, pent up with expelling, outwardly push boiler plated, desires steam heated, vapors smolder, Red • Hot, surges ashen, countenance holds tight valves, grasping to move hard spoken wheel, of fortunes untold lies, behind          thick skinned, Shell

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Ladies Luncheon a’litteration

Ladies of like-minded literary liaisons & local libraries lead lengthily loquacious lectures. Laborious listening lends to lighthearted luncheons located in luxurious lobby lounges; while lapping lightly-liquored lemonades ladled to long lines of lingering lesson learners. ~ an EWK Poe’em  

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Loose Me Up

Loose me up with drink of wine, and find the mysteries yet entwined… as brewed from age’d memories; of hopes and dreams and discoveries. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2016 EWK

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Move a’head

Quite often… “In order to move a’head, you need to move a’foot. To know what’s best and what’s a’should, when a’do is better than a’would.” ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2015 EWK (inspired by a’nother daydream)

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Swimsuit Santa

Merry Christmas!  It has been such a very unusually warm Christmas day here in Baltimore, Maryland; USA. No snow, wherever you go.  It seems like this is the way the weather has been all around the world this year. Wishing everyone

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I dreamed I was

I dreamed I was flying. Over hills and valleys. Rising above. My spirit soared. I dreamed I was climbing. Reaching for cliffs. Seeking a summit. Against infinite gravity. I dreamed I was dying. Swirling tube of grayness inclined. Lightness casts

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Crumbs of Expression

crumbs of expression  tossed along my narrowing paths. gobbled up like stale croutons fed to birds. birds burping on crusts dive off into their own wind. give me a caw, caw or as much as a chirp. on your way

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She had Cabriole Legs

Mrs. Chippendale stood with an elegantly dominant feminine stature. She was furnished as a chairperson and Cabinet Secretary for the British Cabinet since the Queen Anne period of the early 18th century. Her classic style became the essential pattern for

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Take Time Today

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An Inspiration Anticipation Alliteration

Pen and paper, patiently poised… pending penning of potential poetic publications; pertaining to periodic perking of perceptive prose and purposes. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2015 EWK

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Her name was Mary

Her name was Mary. Mary would carry baskets of blossoms and blooms she had picked that day from meadows touched with a morning dew. As the sun would set, she’d pin a red rose upon her chest. Her daily tour

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Tick tock… turn back the clocks!

Tick tock… Time to turn time BACKWARDS! Commence calibrating clocks and cuckoos consecutively counter-clockwise. Caution! Could cause considerable consternation; choreographed care of cosmically-computed chronographs keeping chronological clocks conclusively clicking… Causing cross-country commenting and commotion… Consider copious cups of coffee? Grab

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Freedom is?

Freedom is? Freedom isn’t free. Freedom’s cheers are founded from foolish fights formed from our forefather’s fears. Freedom isn’t fair. Freedom is? Faith. ~ an EWK Poe’em   ©2015 EWK

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Proclamation to Politicians

Politicians, People are perturbed pertaining partisan political policies plundering privacy, personal potentials, patients and pensions. Political positioning ploys produce panic in the populace. Perseverance, plus perpetual patience is preferably prescribed? Perhaps, pray persistently?                             

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What is alliteration poetry?

Q: What is alliteration poetry? & A: Alliteration poetry is the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of each or most of the words in a sentence. The easiest way to use alliteration would be to

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