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Fraiku: July

July returns about the same time every yearthe woman who lives next door walks her dogsbarefoot in the North Carolina grass (For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt, an American Haiku since I blew through the Japanese style syllable limit.)

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Maggie’s Sonnet

Dark silk fur flows ’round her soft body, perfectly curled for lapdog duty but fumble the leash and she’s a black flash, low to the ground like a chubby hovercraft. I run in futile chase fueled by dual fears of … Continue reading

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