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Well I have been extra prolific this year with poetry. I just published my third volume for the year. That was three times what I have managed before. So I was not expecting to do much else poetry wise this year. I have two children’s stories I want to finish, a novel half written(as Serena), a novella that needs more(again Serena) and two stories due to an anthology I am doing by March. So I was sitting down to work on Serena’s Rust, Gore, and the Junkyard Zombie.

I found myself distracted…and so to clear my mind I started to write out my thoughts. A mental cleansing if you will. Next thing I knew I have seven poems for my next volume. I don’t have any idea of why I have been this inspired, but I am not going to complain.

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Friday Fantasy ~ Winged Flight – #poetry #fairies

Hello and Welcome!

Love this! Thank you for sharing what started your journey!!

Lois Joy Wetherington

This whole journey began because of an old MacIntosh computer, my Mother and a report that she wanted me to write during the two years that I was home schooled, during junior high.

Mom had pulled me out of my public school after sixth grade, because of many factors, though bullying was a large one, and home schooled me through eighth grade.

So, sometime during seventh grade, she sat me down in front of this MacIntosh that she had for freelance work with the local newspapers.  Up to this point, I was able to write a cramped and crabbed run-on sentence that tried to masquerade itself as a paragraph.

So, I wrote the report.  I don’t remember what it was about any more.  What I do remember, is the next day I sat back down at this computer and poured out a story that was ten pages long.

And the…

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A Letter to My Book(s)

This is just some powerful writing. SO freaking heartfelt and heart-wrenching. The woman that wrote this is an amazing writer and just a wonderful woman in general, always doing for others. Love this girl and LOVE YOU! ❤


“This is so hard for me/To find the words to say/My thoughts are standing still

Captive inside of me/All emotions start to hide/And nothing’s getting through”


Dear Serpentine Series,

Why, exactly, did you choose me?


No one sees me.  I hide in plain sight.

I’m a businesswoman. A marketer. An editor.

Not a writer.

They don’t see me as a writer. No one knows I’m an artist.

I certainly don’t act like one. I’m not all dreams and worlds and visions.

I don’t even read fantasy. I get so lost in all the names and powers and locations, I just get frustrated and put these kinds of books down. I don’t even like Supernatural, Buffy, or Dr. Who, and I fell asleep during the last Marvel movie I watched.

The speed at which I draft is ridiculously slow.

The speed at which I read—for leisure—is ridiculously slow.


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Inner Journey ~ #DailyHaikuChallenge #poetry

Night Owl Poetry - Dorinda Duclos

Let me light the way

Guiding your inner journey

Through the darker times

Daily Haiku Challenge ~ Day 267/365

Photo and Haiku ©Dorinda Duclos All Rights Reserved

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Wordless Wednesday ~ The Mighty Bald Eagle

Night Owl Poetry - Dorinda Duclos

Scroll down to see more photos of the beautiful symbol of the United States of America!

These photos were taken at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ

All photos ©Dorinda Duclos All Rights Reserved

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Word Library

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Fragrance ~ #DailyHaikuChallenge

Night Owl Poetry - Dorinda Duclos

She scented the air

Her subtle smell lingering

With true love’s fragrance

Daily Haiku Challenge ~ Day 265/365 Only 100 more to go!

©Dorinda Duclos All Rights Reserved
Photo via Pixabay CC0

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Life stories 


How many times have you found yourself thinking about the past? I am guilty of doing it often. We are all a collection of stories, some that we do not tell. The reason why we don’t varies some, depending upon the story. Some we are ashamed of, some we think are going to be boring to the world around us.

I am finding out that sometimes those stories are more interesting than we realize. I try to be open about my history and tell my stories, but some of them do not really sit on the mind as something that I need to tell. Yet, each of them are a part of who I am. I am a unique individual who has seen some of the darkness that lives in the heart of man. I am a survivor who has learned to make do with what I have. And I…

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Coming Up: A 3-Part Series at Five 2 One Magazine in My Column, Breaking the Legacy of Silence 

Fantastic writer and AMAZING & STRONG woman.

Kim Bailey Spradlin

Look for my 45th #BTLOS @five2onemag this weekend. #breakingthelegacyofsilence #columnist #tellyourstory #feminism #writer

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