Tag Archives: A. J. Huffman

I Had No Choice But to Obey

He locked me in a box of silence, his voice, the only light, and fed me insults like candy. I grew fat on the attention, relabeled pain as connection, contact. I did not know a wall when I saw one. … Continue reading

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Two Tulips

embrace. Cross at stem, necks resting reciprocal bloom. Leaves touch, framing dance. Romantic movement echoing without wind. A. J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published six collections of poetry, all available … Continue reading

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Rolling with the Sea[weed]

Shuffle in…trickle down…the effect is… Chilling – the best of new beginnings. Skin turns on. Salt freckles fight fatigue’s ghosts. They whisper away with the wash                                     ed out shells. Broken begets but a byline in this black-beat white[d out] dream. … Continue reading

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[F]Lighting

Skip the craziness of the sun. Float free. Two shades bluer blows brilliant. I billow in the breeze. My mind jumps before I do. The [over]cast rotates. Doubles back. A new balance is born. My eyes [re-]stream: conscious. Amazing what … Continue reading

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Overlook

White sea. Green sea. Fading blue, together, in the mist. And topping it all. A light house. A life house. Branches opened. Just so. To form the crook of a nest. A. J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer … Continue reading

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Tulip Mill

Bands of red. Yellow and green. A growing flag. A glowing flag. A blowing flag. Standing for the trees and the wind. A. J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published her work … Continue reading

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