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I work in advertising and marketing but I like to do a bit of creative writing on the side.

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  • Sentient Ocean
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    Sentient Ocean

    2 years ago

    A poem I wrote prompted by the question, "What if the ocean was alive as its own sentient being?" And other cool oceanic fun.

  • Billy the Kitten
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    Billy the Kitten

    2 years ago

    Everyone loves a little cat humor on the internet right? Here's some with a western spin.

  • Dr Seuss Nightmare
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    Dr Seuss Nightmare

    2 years ago

    A poetry contest asked for entries taking a nightmarish spin on a classic Dr. Seuss story. I chose the iconic "Oh the places you'll go."

  • Tribute to Maya Angelou
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    Tribute to Maya Angelou

    2 years ago

    Activist, Author, Singer, Actress, Maya Angelou was truly a renaissance woman who lived a very full life and deserves to be remembered for all that she accomplished.

  • Mind and Space
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    Mind and Space

    2 years ago

    a poem inspired by the quote, "My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations." –John Green. This is a little more visual and abstract than my usual works. I was really inspired.

  • Democracy Inaction
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    Democracy Inaction

    2 years ago

    Indifference and inactivity has slowly diminished the state of the U.S. Democracy.

  • A Poem in Celebration of
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    A Poem in Celebration of

    2 years ago

    This was a poem written for a creative writing class. there was a specific structure to follow but the content was left to us. Some of this is no longer relevant in my life though...

  • I am broke for Christmas
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    I am broke for Christmas

    2 years ago

    This is a parody of the popular Christmas song "I'll be home for Christmas".

  • VIP Treatment
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    VIP Treatment

    2 years ago

    I spent 5 years working with marketing and promotions for Denver nightclubs. This afforded me quite a few benefits and special treatment at many locations.

  • Santa at the Mall
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    Santa at the Mall

    3 years ago

    A lot of kids were upset when they found out Santa was not real, I was more creeped out by the fact that my parents made me take a picture sitting on a strangers lap and kept it for years.

  • The Grinch
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    The Grinch

    3 years ago

    How the stole Christmas is a classic tale by Dr Suess. This is a Christmas Holiday favorite that pretty much all of us grew up with. Here is a short poem I wrote.

  • Protect your child on Facebook
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    Protect your child on Facebook

    3 years ago

    Many people are not aware of the ways social media can be abused. Even though this article primarily focuses on Facebook it could be useful for other social media sites.

  • Sunsets in Colorado
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    Sunsets in Colorado

    3 years ago

    One of the best things about living in Colorado is enjoying the natural beauty. I have been fortunate enough to capture a few great pictures of the sunsets here.

  • Denver Zombie Crawl 2013
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    Denver Zombie Crawl 2013

    3 years ago

    In Denver every year thousands of people descend on the 16th Street mall in their own unique zombie costumes. This was my second year enjoying the festivities.

  • Poem About Social Media
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    Poem About Social Media

    3 years ago

    I work in marketing and advertising and social media has become an important tool. I have to be very active even on my personal pages in order to have the influential clout needed to be successful.

  • Asylum of the Damned Poem
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    Asylum of the Damned Poem

    3 years ago

    An image inspired dark poem about an insane asylum.

  • Amendment 66 in Colorado
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    Amendment 66 in Colorado

    2 years ago

    Amendment 66 is on the ballot in CO this year. It boasts that it will improve education by increasing taxes by $1 billion a year. Here are my thoughts on the issue.

  • Angry Birds Halloween Pumpkin Painting Idea
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    Angry Birds Halloween Pumpkin Painting Idea

    3 years ago

    It's Halloween time and pumpkin decorating is a must. This year I decided to make Angry Birds and Piggies out of the pumpkins. Here is the story of us creating and enjoying them.

  • Congressional Pensions
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    Congressional Pensions

    3 years ago

    Especially with the lack of faith present in our current Congress. I thought it was important to debunk the lifetime pay myth about Congressional retirees. They don't receive as much as you think.

  • Breaking Bad (Heisenberg Poem)
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    Breaking Bad (Heisenberg Poem)

    3 years ago

    I was a late comer to watching this show but immediately fell in love with the excellent writing and acting. I have written a poem as well as shared some fan resources here.

  • End of the World (Poem)
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    End of the World (Poem)

    3 years ago

    The Earth our home has a limited time. In 5 billion years our planet will die from the growth and explosion of the sun. Here is an imaging in poem form of that time.

  • How I Use Social Media
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    How I Use Social Media

    2 years ago

    I have been using social media to reach a large audience for my personal and professional content since 2005. Here are just a few of the ways I have used it and tips I have learned along the way.

  • Poetry Sites Review
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    Poetry Sites Review

    3 years ago

    There are many poetry sites online that allow people to share their work. Each offer benefits but some are definitely better than others. Here is my review of three I have used.

  • Are GMOs bad for you?
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    Are GMOs bad for you?

    9 months ago

    There has been a lot of debate over Monsanto and GMOs lately and it seems like most people form their opinions based solely on what they hear. I want to offer up a different perspective.

  • Halloween Candy Poem
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    Halloween Candy Poem

    3 years ago

    We have all been guilty of over indulging on candy from Halloween. Here is a humorous poem about it.

  • Passengers on the Train
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    Passengers on the Train

    3 years ago

    Got the basic idea for this poem from a writer's website but I went my own direction with it.

  • Psyche Poem
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    Psyche Poem

    3 years ago

    It seems like there are so many theories and realities based of the "power" of three. Freud's theory of our personality is just one of those examples.

  • First World Problems
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    First World Problems

    3 years ago

    A collection of some of my favorite "First World Problems" Memes and a poem I wrote about one of them.

  • Knight Owl
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    Knight Owl

    3 years ago

    This is an image inspired poem with a humorous approach.

  • Flooding in Colorado
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    Flooding in Colorado

    3 years ago

    In the last 24 hours Colorado has been hit with some of the worst flash flooding in over a century. A little creek behind my house that is normally about a foot wide became a river over 15 feet wide.

  • The Simpsons Zombies
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    The Simpsons Zombies

    9 months ago

    A picture inspired poem about The Simpsons characters as Zombies.

  • Hyrdration
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    Hyrdration

    3 years ago

    A drink can mean many things to many people. Here is a poem that highlights one of those meanings.

  • Retribution Poem
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    Retribution Poem

    3 years ago

    An image inspired poem. This one is more on the dark and mysterious side.

  • Poem About the Perseus Galaxy
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    Poem About the Perseus Galaxy

    3 years ago

    When we stare up at galaxies in the night sky like the Perseus Galaxy cluster. We see what it looked like 250 million years ago. The same would be true if someone from there were staring back at us

  • Insanity (poem)
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    Insanity (poem)

    3 years ago

    The insanity of modern wars continues. This time it might mean Syria.

  • The Massacre of Oz
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    The Massacre of Oz

    3 years ago

    Another image inspired poem that is both dark and funny.

  • A House Divided (Poem)
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    A House Divided (Poem)

    3 years ago

    Divorce isn't easy for anyone. These are just a few free written thoughts on the matter.

  • Arachnophobia
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    Arachnophobia

    3 years ago

    This is an image inspired poem. The spider seems to be crawling out of a hole in his palm.

  • The Dog Must Go
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    The Dog Must Go

    2 years ago

    A funny, lyrical poem inspired by an internet meme.

  • Perseid Meteor Shower Poem
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    Perseid Meteor Shower Poem

    3 years ago

    The Perseids Meteor Shower happened over the last couple nights. These are just a few thought in poem as well as basic info on the phenomenon.

  • Dark Mistress
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    Dark Mistress

    2 years ago

    Not my usual style but a challenge presented by a contest on a poetry site.

  • Music is a reflection of ourselves
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    Music is a reflection of ourselves

    3 years ago

    Music matches and enhances our moods. A short poem I wrote about that.

  • Hate (song/poem)
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    Hate (song/poem)

    3 years ago

    This was written for a contest. The theme was "anthems of hate". Heavily influenced by songs from Anthrax and SlipKnot.

  • Disruption
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    Disruption

    3 years ago

    a poem about the disruptions to personal relationships caused by cell phones.

  • Laser Focused
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    Laser Focused

    3 years ago

    Most people know the joy of playing with a laser pointer and their pet.

  • Brevity Poems
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    Brevity Poems

    2 years ago

    This is a collection of short works. I did most of these for contests on a poetry site.

  • Should I stay or should I go? (poem)
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    Should I stay or should I go? (poem)

    3 years ago

    A poem written to specific rhyme scheme The pattern aaa BBB ccc BBB ddd BBB

  • RIP James
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    RIP James

    3 years ago

    A friend of mine died 4 years ago. I remembered him in this poem.

  • Poem About Stargazing
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    Poem About Stargazing

    3 years ago

    A poem written for a contest with the Prompt: Starry Night

  • Until I Saw the Light (poem)
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    Until I Saw the Light (poem)

    3 years ago

    I wrote this for a poetry contest that need to be based on the concept of "Until". I just went with the first thing that came to mind and this was the result.

  • Tao: Beginnings
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    Tao: Beginnings

    3 years ago

    This is the first of a series of poems inspired by Tao daily meditations.

  • In Honor of My Father
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    In Honor of My Father

    3 years ago

    For Father's day I wrote a poem about my dad.

  • Comfort in My Arms
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    Comfort in My Arms

    3 years ago

    A poem inspired by the comfort of embracing a loved one.

  • What is Creativity?
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    What is Creativity?

    3 years ago

    A topic discussed in a class I took helped inspire this poem about creativity.

  • Poem About Entrepreneurship
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    Poem About Entrepreneurship

    3 years ago

    A poem inspired by an Entrepreneurship class I took.

  • Surreal Art: Salvador Dali
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    Surreal Art: Salvador Dali

    3 years ago

    Arguably one of the best artists of the 20th century, Salvador Dali created a new world in his paintings. Find out why I admire his work so much.

  • Parallel
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    Parallel

    3 years ago

    This poem is a slight deviation from my simpler style but I got my inspiration from several sources.

  • Poem About Traffic
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    Poem About Traffic

    2 years ago

    We have all had to deal with bad traffic at some Point or another. Some of us have dealt with more than others. Feel free to add your experience in comments,

  • Poem About Technology
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    Poem About Technology

    2 years ago

    Observations about the state of technology in this world.

  • Politicians Poem
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    Politicians Poem

    3 years ago

    Perhaps the view in this poem is a bit jaded or maybe its truth.

  • Insomnia Poem
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    Insomnia Poem

    3 years ago

    A poem idea I had after a few difficult nights with very little sleep.

  • When Everything Seems To Go Wrong
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    When Everything Seems To Go Wrong

    3 years ago

    A poem written as encouragement for someone I love.

  • Job Searching Blues
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    Job Searching Blues

    3 years ago

    Another more recent poem on my struggle for a new job in my newly chosen profession.

  • From The Ashes…
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    From The Ashes…

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Animating Spirit
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    Animating Spirit

    2 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • What it is… (poem)
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    What it is… (poem)

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Who Assumes Responsibility?  (War)
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    Who Assumes Responsibility? (War)

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Turbulence
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    Turbulence

    2 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Self Reflection
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    Self Reflection

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Self Destruct poem
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    Self Destruct poem

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Ring Poem
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    Ring Poem

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Positively Resisting
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    Positively Resisting

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Opposites Poem
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    Opposites Poem

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • One Eyed Jack
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    One Eyed Jack

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Mental over Dental
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    Mental over Dental

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Love Lost Poem
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    Love Lost Poem

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Lost Again
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    Lost Again

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Kristi Niehoff
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    Kristi Niehoff

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Or Is It Just Me?
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    Or Is It Just Me?

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Hurry up and Wait
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    Hurry up and Wait

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Fight or Flight Poem
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    Fight or Flight Poem

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Even a stopped clock,  gives the right time twice a day
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    Even a stopped clock, gives the right time twice a day

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Emotionally Artistic
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    Emotionally Artistic

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Your Duality
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    Your Duality

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Cookie Wisdom
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    Cookie Wisdom

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Utterly Confused
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    Utterly Confused

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Come Back Carl
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    Come Back Carl

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Impatience
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    Impatience

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Backwards Thinking
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    Backwards Thinking

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Back to Business
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    Back to Business

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

  • Angry and Worried
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    Angry and Worried

    3 years ago

    This is one of many poems I have done in the past as well as new ones. I don't follow any particular format and the poems can range from deeply emotional to silly.

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