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The Fallows

10.06.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Family Promise” (August 2017) The Fallows By Murray Dunlap Life bleeds into darkness While promising light Hardship appears never-ending In the worn paths of old ways The fallows have no path Nothing worn in, nothing proven Life churns out hardship But in the fallows lie hope With […]


Family Promise

08.31.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Peace” (July 2017) Family Promise By Murray Dunlap In a blinding fog I arrive at family promise My legs are sore from all my running around My eyes, seeing double, prepare dinner For the children without home Or love My fog clears as I watch them eat […]


Peace

07.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap dedicates this poem to his loving wife. His last poem to appear here was “Memorial Day” (May 2017) Peace By Murray Dunlap With a broken brain In a world gone mad I search for peace God sustains me And keeps me going For longer than I expect Nearly dead To newly wed Peace equals […]


Memorial Day

05.29.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Death Divides a Life” (March 2017) For more about the inspiration behind this piece, read Murray’s story at Mused. Memorial Day By Murray Dunlap Today, I call Vulcan Dad Today, I miss him His father died in WWII My father died in a bottle So today, I’ll […]


Death Divides a Life

03.27.17 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “Wait (quiet will come)” (February 2017) Death Divides a Life By Murray Dunlap A red light killed me An old Murray A life divided A new Murray has amnesia An old life forgotten But a new Murray writes a book Marries a priest Moves often, moves on […]