The Toe Nibblers

The Toe Nibblers by DJ Miller I’m trying to focus, And write something picturesque, But I just felt a nibble, Under my desk. I pull up my toes, And press them in unity, Trying to create, A safe toe community. I pull closer still, But under me stirs, The horror oh horror, The toe nibblers. Then nip! goes again, On […]

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Rearview Mirror

  Rearview Mirror at the University of South Carolina By DJ Miller Cross the narrow bridge over the Congaree and don’t forget to hold your breath, Bull Street, Assembly, how do you say Gervais, and which street was your dorm on again? Loaded down with boxes, water bottles, new bed covers, toilet paper and laptop computer, Where am I supposed […]

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Dear World

  Dear World by DJ Miller   I know that you think you are the only victim, but it is not true. You hurt me as much as I hurt you, maybe even more. You were selfish, angry, and bitter, and I learned from you. You judged me and you kicked me while I was down. You left me alone […]

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Blood Moon

  Blood Moon by DJ Miller Standing on the moon I survey, The beginnings and the endings, of just another day. The copper hue is fading slowly, and the colors meld and dim, to a lovely sanguine complexion. All I can discern is the edges of a dark planet, waking up and falling asleep. All you can see is my […]

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Rural Arkansas Summer Memories

Rural Arkansas Summer Memories by DJ Miller These days run through my mind. Riding my bicycle barefoot down an old gravel road, Trying to stay between the ruts But sometimes running through them, Just for the thrill. Finding a patch of ripe blackberries before the birds do. Nothing tastes better with the hot sun beating down. Pick them and eat […]

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