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October 31, 2013

Suffragette

Tina Trivett tells of a democratic lady who lives in a velvet world.

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October 24, 2013

something in the water

Tina Trivett tells of a lily white attitude.

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October 17, 2013

reconciliation

Tina Trivett's poem calls for an end to all the worry and what did I do.

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October 10, 2013

The Gallery

Tina Trivett sees art in a street scene.

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The Gallery

Tina Trivett sees art in a street scene.

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October 03, 2013

Time

Tina Trivett brings us a timely poem.

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September 26, 2013

Blues

Tina Trivett portrays those men who play the blues.

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September 19, 2013

Ophelia

Tina Trivett brings us a deliciously scatty poem.

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September 12, 2013

Mother

Tina Trivett tells of the golden cord which links mother and child.

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September 05, 2013

Boot Camp

Tina Trivett tells of a mother and son who are both counting days.

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August 29, 2013

Taken

Tina Trivett brings words of love to a departing son.

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August 22, 2013

Paul Squires Tattoo

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August 15, 2013

Blue Tuesday

Tina Trivett writes about the loss of a leader.

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August 08, 2013

The Clover

Tina Trivett writes about the overwhelming pain of separation.

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August 01, 2013

repressed

Tina Trivett's poem will prompt deep thoughts.

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July 25, 2013

maori love song

There's strength and love in Tina Trivett's poem.

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July 18, 2013

remember

Tina Trivett is enchanted to find time on her hands.

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July 11, 2013

the widow

Tina Trivett's poem is ladened with loneliness.

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July 04, 2013

Screens

Tina Trivett's poem comes from a place of safety.

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June 27, 2013

Silent Monks

...Like silent monks we're in this dream
Plucking words out of the air...

Tina Trivett tells of a poetry place.

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Silent Monks

...Like silent monks we're in this dream
Plucking words out of the air...

Tina Trivett tells of a poetry place.

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June 20, 2013

Egypt

Tina Trivett's poem expresses an awareness of the importance of the individual.

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June 06, 2013

parents of musicians

"Parents of musicians are a patient lot,'' writes Tina Trivett.

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May 30, 2013

Lost In The Storm

...i found a photo in the yard this morning
of an old lady with a kind face...

Tina Trivett sees a photo carried in by the wind and imagines a life.

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Lost In The Storm

...i found a photo in the yard this morning
of an old lady with a kind face...

Tina Trivett sees a photo carried in by the wind and imagines a life.

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May 23, 2013

soldier

Tina Trivett consiers the painful life of a soldier.

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May 16, 2013

chaser

Along with Tina Trivett we long for something to wash away the bitterness which sometimes swills around inside us.

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May 09, 2013

fibromyalgia

Tina Trivett shares a burden of pain.

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May 02, 2013

Pill

Tina Trivett makes a simple yet profound wish.

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April 25, 2013

new age poor

Tina Trivett's poem considers the harshness of poverty in our modern age.

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April 18, 2013

Skipping Stones

...There's a hazy distant place
where I always see your face
And death is just a word in a book...

Tina Trivett's perfect poem is one for your book of memories.

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April 11, 2013

Empty Nest

...I want to see just one small footprint by the door...

Tina Trivett tells of the secret pain of an empty nest.

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April 04, 2013

When Mommy Leaves

...not thinking about those left behind
just thinking about yourself
like mother love is something
that can be put up on a shelf...

Tina Trivett's poem tells of the ultimate family disaster.

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March 28, 2013

"Our Daniel"

Tina Trivett looks into her family's past "to find the man from Ireland who gave us all our start.''.

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March 21, 2013

Bright Sides

Tina Trivett sees the bright sides.

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March 14, 2013

Pain

Tina Trivett expresses in words that which nobody wants to experience.

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March 07, 2013

The Author

Tina Trivett's poem is a reminder that each and every one of us is the author of our own story.

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The Author

Tina Trivett's poem is a reminder that each and every one of us is the author of our own story.

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February 28, 2013

Attention Span

Tina Trivett's poem spotlights a land of shocking contrasts.

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February 21, 2013

He's Mine

Tina Trivett's poem tells of a mother's anguish at the prospect of her son going to war.

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February 14, 2013

The Well

Tina Trivett wonders why he never came out to play.

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January 24, 2013

the bell jar

Tina Trivett's poem tells of freedom.

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January 17, 2013

That Morning

Tina Trivett's poem recalls a fateful morning.

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January 10, 2013

Acorn

Tina Trivett's poem reminds us that a tiny acorn can yield a gargantuan crop of secrets.

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January 03, 2013

tonight

...perfumed places you'll
eagerly discover...

Tina Trivett brings us a lusciously sensuous poem.

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December 27, 2012

The Well

The well in Tina Trivett's poem reflects the portrait of a failed marriage.

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December 20, 2012

1865

Tina Trivett's powerful poem records the breaking of the Southern heart.

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December 13, 2012

midnight

Tina Trivett's poem tells of mysterious midnight undulations.

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December 06, 2012

Resolution

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November 29, 2012

goldenrod

Tina Trivett's poem savours the essence of a golden autumnal day.

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November 22, 2012

corner market

Tina Trivett's poem about anticipation is so vivid you can taste it.

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November 15, 2012

Porches

Tina Trivett's poem is redolent with evening ease.

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November 01, 2012

Quieting Of The Soul

Tina Trivett's poem evokes the very essence of autumn.

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October 25, 2012

Big Brother

Tina Trivett brings comfort and support to her big brother.

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October 18, 2012

Looted

Tina Trivett's poem concerns the sadness of being away from one's proper place in the world.

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October 11, 2012

Snake Eyes

Tina Trivett recalls ivory cubes bouncing off the stove.

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October 04, 2012

swimming in the now

Tina Trivett's poem concerns a solo flight of pure delight.

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September 27, 2012

Damsel

"Who will claim your hand and your heart?'' ponders Tina Trivett in this poem.

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September 13, 2012

Caged

Tina Trivett's poem tells of sisters living in a quiet rage.

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September 06, 2012

Calling Chiefs

Tina Trivett's poem conveys a turbulent conflict of feelings.

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August 30, 2012

Endurance

There's sadness in the depths of Tina Trivett's poem.

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August 23, 2012

rebirth

Tina Trivett tells of the rebirth which comes with the unlocking of the iron door.

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August 16, 2012

Sea Of Green

"Where is fairness, where is truth?'' asks poet Tina Trivett.

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August 09, 2012

Exit

Tina Trivett's poem tells of a woman acquainted with suffering.

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July 26, 2012

Suffragette

Tina Trivett's poem tells of a woman who wants her rights, yet desires to live in a feminine world.

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July 19, 2012

something in the water

Poet Tina Trivett, in three brief verses, alludes to an ocean of racial prejudice.

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July 12, 2012

reconciliation

Tina Trivett's poem tells of a sad, sad place.

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July 05, 2012

The Gallery

Tina Trivett sees the work of great artists in an everyday street scene.

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June 28, 2012

Time

Tina Trivett's poem concerns time - time which speeds by and time which goes oh so slow.

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June 21, 2012

Blues

Tina Trivett's poem hail those risk-taking fathers of the beat.

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June 14, 2012

Ophelia

Tina Trivett presents a poem which rebels against convention.

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June 07, 2012

Mother

Love so wide
so big, so deep
Tuck the children in
to sleep

Tina Trivett writes about the intense joy of motherhood.

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May 31, 2012

Boot Camp

Tina Trivett tells if the mother whose son is going through Army hell.

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May 24, 2012

Taken

Tina Trivett's poem expresses a mother's enduring love for a departing son.

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May 17, 2012

Paul Squires

Tina Trivett pays tribute to a kindred spirit.

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May 10, 2012

Blue Tuesday

Tina Trivett writes of the shock of losing a ringleader.

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May 03, 2012

The Clover

Tina Trivett's poem concerns the agony of family separation.

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April 26, 2012

repressed

Tina Tivett's poem features repressed blame.

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April 19, 2012

maori love song

Tinia Trivett's poem tells of the true strength of New Zealand.

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April 12, 2012

remember

Tina Trivett decides to use a bonus hour to dance until time catches up with her.

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April 05, 2012

the widow

In six lines of verse Tina Trivett conveys the emptiness of widowhood.

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March 29, 2012

Screens

Tina Trivett recalls how a coyote howl brought smiles to hidden watchers.

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March 22, 2012

Silent Monks

Tina Trivett tells of repetitive work in the poetry place.

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March 08, 2012

Egypt

In seven lines of verse Tina Trivett captures the wonder of individuality.

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March 01, 2012

parents of musicians

Poet Tina Trivett sums up the qualities needed by the parents of musicians.

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February 23, 2012

Lost In The Storm

Tina Trivett's poem tells of family history, blown in on the wind.

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February 16, 2012

soldier

Tina Trivett sums up the bleak life of a soldier in this four-line poem.

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February 09, 2012

Chaser

Tina Trivett's brief poem is a plea for a life-change.

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January 26, 2012

Pill

Here's another thoughtful poem by Tina Trivett.

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January 19, 2012

new age poor

Here's a poem written by Tina Trivett from Georgia, USA. Tina has been writing poetry for over 20 years. She has had her work published in Our USA, The Oracular Tree, Bolts of Silk, A Joyful Keeper, Word Catalyst Magazine, The Blue House, The Bulletin and other e-zines.

Her work will be appearing weekly in Open Writing.

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