Story Time Friday with poet @BenDitty

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Poetry by Ben Ditmars

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Deficiency

I crash inside deficiency
near shaded trees,
unclimbable, lifeless
as the grieving blues.

leather bound promises
eclipse an achromatic wilderness of
tenderness and strain.

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Feelings Bleed

these feelings won’t
go away, feelings
can’t go away, feelings
bleed, could go away,
pale death, go away.

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Red Sea Revolt

war was always a red sea,
waiting to revolt, my dear,
and we have felt the burning sky
speak fire as the drones strike hearts.

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About the Author:

meBen is a bestselling author of gnomes, plays, poetry and more.  He was first published in his college publications the Cornfield Review and KAPOW.  Since then he has been featured in several online literary journals including: Flurries of Words, Samizdat Literary Journal, and Shine Journal. You can find his collections of poetry, plays, novel, and short stories for purchase on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords.

Ben lives in Marion, Ohio and is currently working toward his Master’s Degree in education at the University of Findlay while substitute teaching. He hopes to instruct high school social studies full-time within the next year.

He loves historical documentaries and all things gnome.

Find out more:

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How to Submit:

For those who wish to be part of Story Time Friday in the near future, you can send submissions to the email address that I formerly used for review requests (but don’t anymore since I’m retired . . . don’t try to be clever and slip one in 😛 ): miztrebor88@gmail.com. Be sure to use the subject “Story Time Friday Submission” and send your piece as an attachment (.doc/.docx would be best). Any other questions, feel free to comment here or contact me through the blog’s contact form.

Hope to hear from some writers soon!

3 responses to “Story Time Friday with poet @BenDitty

  1. Pingback: The self-publishing bug is back | Write on the World

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