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Cost

We all carry scars Scrapes and gashes Exposed and concealed Reminding us we’re real. John Northcutt Young From The Complete Poems of BREVITY Advertisements

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Anno Domini

Christmas is through, Pack the tree. What becomes new We can’t foresee.   Glitter becomes rust, People lose cheer. Ornaments collect dust For another year.   Store the wreath, Not the start. Let what’s beneath Fill your heart. John Northcutt … Continue reading

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Virtue

I’ve heard lilies grow Without toiling and ravens Neither reap nor sow. God provides safe havens But faith isn’t always enough.   Words do not fill stomachs There’s no manna on the ground. Countries are destroyed by war The list … Continue reading

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SILENCE

  When I Don’t know What to say, Let me Listen.   John Northcutt Young from The Complete Poems of BREVITY

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GRIEF   A moment of silence Isn’t enough, Neither is lowering The Flag.   Candlelight vigils Quickly burn out; Deaths pile up In vain.   The battle won’t Be won, Until we lay Down guns.   The world is The … Continue reading

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Poetry Giveaway

    One hundred poems celebrate life’s rhythm. Enter here for a chance to win an online copy of The Complete Poems of BREVITY. Thank you!

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Reality

  Not everything Has a Happy ending. Not everyone You love Loves you. Not every Dream will Come true.   Yet we Still love And dream. Because without The risk We lose.   from The Complete Poems of BREVITY, an … Continue reading

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