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    The Hum

    High in the sky hangs the moon. A warm halo casting a brilliant light she brings with her the night song an unseen orchestra plays captivating harmonies that whisper peace, stability to its audience. She the composer, darkness her conductor, creatures her instruments. I remember when you and...
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    Darkness Lost ( Sestina )

    Introduction Because we are at heart a creative community, we try to keep things free and simple at Writing Forums. However, our community falls apart without the right rules and guidelines to protect our hard work and reputation. We know this from first hand experience. We aren’t going to...
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    A Pale Light (first sestina)

    My first sestina would love to hear your opinions on it! A Pale Light I remember a pale light curling round the darkness Like petals tossed into a river. For a moment I can see a shadow Fall from my father. Together we watch the storm Roll in from the sea. We used to live by the...