Author Archives: Barbara Blackcinder

About Barbara Blackcinder

I am a poet/writer with a hunger for words. There are so many out there that I haven't used yet. They define all reality and especially mine when you read those from me.

The Spotty Pathway

  Should the days end tomorrow for the eyes that look ahead Where should be no greater sorrow when they see demise instead   I look and I see little future but that is as it has to be I … Continue reading

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The Throne

  I feel as though I’m sitting in glue Or perhaps some kind of molasses It’s hard to describe my state of being How uncomfortable and sore my ass is   I’m comfy and warm this is true But that … Continue reading

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His Eyes Are Blue

  I looked into his eyes of blue But couldn’t see past the outside hue There was no focus, no real view He wasn’t seeing out to me and you   He was lost behind the clouds Seeing thoughts and … Continue reading

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Tubman and Douglas

(in response to a letter from Douglas to Tubman contest)   Our hairs are curly Our skins are black These two features Neither of us lack   But courage is another thing Of which the two of us may sing … Continue reading

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The Offering

  She offered me a prize; I could see it in her eyes Tantalizing though it was, I felt I had to pass Woe to me, for my thoughts I came to realize She was only offering a little bit … Continue reading

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The Little Girl

I have a silly young girl in my yard She runs and runs and tries real hard I make no sense of what she is saying I don’t need to know what she’s playing   Sitting a swing forward and … Continue reading

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The Lasting Impression

  No more, no more shall I see that face No longer will I see it smile Actions made that will not repeat You have been gone now for a while   It’s all those little things that last The … Continue reading

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