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Janine G.

PO# 12444
United States
United States
Accountant by day and mother of 3 by night. Writer/poet in between. Never pass up the chance to say "I love you" 💜 #FairyTalesDontComeTrue
April 2, 2020
 

  The mourning dove sings
     As I rise to meet the day
         Leaving woes behind.

   JD

*A New Day*

SIMPLICITY DAY
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April 1, 2020
 

   These foolish notions
That you refuse to let go
Somehow give me strength.

                 JD




*Strength*
#FoolishNotions #AprilFalls poetry challenge








ORIGINAL
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March 27, 2020
 

  
   Although unwritten
   Each page
   Bears your name
   But
   In your self imposed
   Blindness
   Each one
   Is left 'unread'
   As if
   They are all
   Just notes
   To nobody.             JD




*Unwritten* Part III
#NotesToNobody #MarchFalls poetry challenge

WRITE YOUR OWN STORY
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March 27, 2020
 


    It's time to let go
    So you can spread your wings and
    Have a chance to fly.

    JD






*Time To Fly* #OnYourOwn

#AChanceToFly #EunoiaPrompts challenge

LET IT GO. MOVE ON
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March 25, 2020
 

                 
     My book
     Is filling up
     With pages about you
     But
     Each blank page
     Says so much more
     Than those
     That are written.

     JD







      *Unwritten*
      #PagesAboutYou & #BlankPage for the #EunoiaPrompts challenge

WRITE YOUR OWN STORY
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March 25, 2020
 



    I bled out in words
    Everything I am; unmoved,
    You just watched me bleed.

    JD






*Empty*
#bled #CMMarch20 writing prompts

LETTRS BRIGHT
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March 24, 2020
 

I'm falling apart

   Day by day and word by word

        My pieces scattered.

JD





*Broken*
#WordByWord #EunoiaPromptsChallenge

WOMAN
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March 24, 2020
 


    This story drags on
    Each page turn feels like the last
    My life's words get blurred.

       Not sure if I'll be
       The victor or the villian
       When it all plays out.

    JD








*Story Line*
#TheVictorOrTheVillian #MarchFalls poetry challenge

FOLLOW YOUR HEART
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March 19, 2020
 

I love the empty

     Of a new notebook - where I

            Can start all over.

JD






*Starting Over*
#NewNotebook #EunoiaPrompts challenge
#inudendo #DoubleEntendre #subliminal

BECAUSE I CAN
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March 17, 2020
 


   Your words scratch my heart
   And those lips of absinthe they
   Fall from bite my soul.

   JD







*Bitter*
#ScratchMyHeart #EunoiaPrompts challenge
#LipsOfAbsinthe #MarchFalls poetry challenge

BITTER
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March 16, 2020
 

       The shoe would fit and

       You'd kiss me at midnight if

       Fairy tales were real.

        JD

      *Just A Fantasy*
      #IfFairyTalesWereReal #EunoiaPrompts challenge

YOUR DREAM, YOUR STORY
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March 15, 2020
 

   
    He's back
    His evil
    Unseen by most
    But to us
    The years of malevolence
    Are the strongest memories
    We hold
    Overshadowing
    Any love,
    Any happiness
    We may have had
    And the piece he left me with
    Reminds me
    Just what the devil
    Looks like
    And the evil
    He can continue to reap
    Daily.             JD

*The Spawn*
#EvilUnseen #MarchFalls poetry challenge

INKTOBER: ANNA
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March 14, 2020
 

         It's not written, but
         Your name is in all my poems
         As the background verse.

         JD

     *Unwritten*
     #YourNameIsInAllMyPoems #EunoiaPrompts challenge

SIMPLICITY DAY
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March 13, 2020
 

A year has gone by

      Thoughts of you haunt my mind and

                I'm still not okay.

  JD

           
  And I still can't help but wonder if you knew.....

SIMPLICITY DAY
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March 12, 2020
 


   There are many things
   I feel scared to write about
   But fear won't stop me.

      My mind is stuck now
      In the places we don't fit
      And words set me free.         JD


             ....or at least they try.






*Stuck*
#IFeelScaredToWriteAbout #EunoiaPromptsMar20 challenge
#ThePlacesWeDontFit #MarchFalls20 poetry challenge

WRITE YOUR OWN STORY
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March 11, 2020
 

   Breathing life's beauty

         Like inhaling poetry

                 Mother gives to us.    

    JD






*Just Breathe*


There's beauty to be found every where - all you have to do is open your eyes, open your mind, and breathe it in.

LIMITS EXIST ONLY IN THE MIND
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March 10, 2020
 

The sunlight beckons

   Like a dripping daffodil

       On a dewy morn.

JD







*Morning Glory*

#DrippingDaffodils #MarchFalls poetry challenge

SUNSHINE
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March 8, 2020
 

          Time races on
          Yet time stands still
          You
          Make each day
          Fly by
          At warp speed
          But memories
          Drag me down
          And keep me
          Stuck in time
          I am not sure
          Which is better;
          Which is worse
          Or which
          Will be the end
           Of me.                    JD

*End Of Me*
#TimeRacesOn #MarchFalls poetry challenge

TO MOVE ON IS TO GROW
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March 6, 2020
 


And when you are lost
   
    I'll find you; I'll be your breath
   
          When you can't breathe free.

  JD






*Breath Of Life*
#WhenYouCantBreathe #MarchFalls poetry challenge
Background photo - Ocean Grove, NJ

ORIGINAL
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March 4, 2020
 

     Far in the distance
     My eyes landed on you
      A dream beyond dreams
      But words failed you
      Then me
       Slowly
       Your image faded
       Seemingly
       You were only
        A poetic mirage
        My mind conjured up
        To try to heal
         My broken soul.            JD


                  ......And it didn't work......

*Beyond Dreams*
#PoeticMirage #MarchFalls poetry challenge


LIMITS EXIST ONLY IN THE MIND
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February 26, 2020
 


      I'm mining
      For the perfect touch
      That will warm
      My snow kissed cheeks
      But as I dig
      Through whispers & wild things
      I cannot escape
      The crown of haunts
      That adorns my head,
      Torments my mind,
      And halts me
      From finding my paradise.

      JD






*Paradise Lost*
#mining #CMFeb20Challenge
#ThePerfectTouch #EunoiaPromptsFeb20
#SnowKissedChecks #WhispersAndWildThings & #ACrownOfHaunts #SnowMoonRising20 poetry prompts

CROWN
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February 25, 2020
 


  Pieces of the past
  Scratch and claw at my insides
  Begging to get out

     With pen to paper
     My heart makes its choices and
     Lets some of them go.

     JD





*Breaking Free*
#PiecesOfThePast #FebruaryFalls poetry challenge

TO MOVE ON IS TO GROW
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February 21, 2020
 

It's not 'me' I see
   When I look in the mirror;
        She hides behind masks.

  JD

#WhenILookInTheMirror in 30 words or less

SIMPLICITY DAY
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February 21, 2020
 

You walked right on through
       My midnight garden, without
              So much as a glance.

  JD

   Then I woke, and you weren't here either.......

*Just Passing Through* (on the way to who knows where)
*MidnightGarden *FebruaryFalls poetry challenge

MY SOUL CRIES OUT FOR YOU
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February 19, 2020
 

Weight they can't carry

And here I am struggling; stuck

Underneath it all.

JD

Because I take on everyone else's, along with my own

#UnderneathItAll #FebruaryFalls poetry challenge

STRENGTH
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February 18, 2020
 

I travel dark depths

      Stumbling over scar tissue

                That just will not heal.

   JG

*Dead Roots*
#DarkDepths #ScarTissue #haiku

LET IT ALL OUT
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February 17, 2020
 

     

     The days drift by
     At warp speed
     Yet so slowly
     I am stuck in the darnkess
     That lurks at the bottom
     Of a starless sea
     Everything is changing
     Yet still staying the same
     Sadly
     I know all too well
     Just who I am
     And my hope is
     That one day
     You can forgive me for that.          

     JD






*Stuck*
#IKnow & #ForgiveMe tags
#StarlessSea #FebruaryFalls poetry challenge




ORIGINAL
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February 16, 2020
 

  Asbury mornings
  Like coffee in paradise
  When I'm here with you.

        But when it's all gone
        And our coffee is finished
        Then where do we go?
                          
  JG

*To Where Shall We Go?*
#CoffeeInParadise #EunoiaPromptsFeb20
#finished #CMFeb20challene
  
             

                                  

CUP OF TEA
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February 14, 2020
 

   Leave only footprints
   And your secrets
   In the snow
   For when the fires rage
   All else will be lost
   In a gale of embers
   While your dreams
   Simply become one
   With the Earth.     JD







*Fire And Snow*
*LeaveOnlyFootprints #SecretsInSnow #FireAndSnow for the #SnowMoonRising February Poetry Prompts
#GaleOfEmbers #FebruaryFalls Poetry Challenge

BLIZZARD
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February 12, 2020
 


  It's hard to accept
  The line I drew in the sand
  That I can't cross now.

   JD (Princess)





          Because you left before I could brush it away
          and I'm still not okay with that




*Boundaries* Father Part LXVII
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#LineInTheSand #FebruaryFalls poetry challenge

ORIGINAL
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