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February 19, 2024

Articles by Richard LeDue



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Fred's Creamery on Charlotte Street (2021-04-19) poem unrhymed

Richard LeDue currently lives and teaches in Norway House, Manitoba. His poems have appeared in various publications throughout 2020 and 2021, including a chapbook, "The Loneliest Age," released from Kelsay Books.

The Kind of Silence We Try Not To Think About (2021-05-17) poem unrhymed

"...a corpse can't recite a poem..."

Winter Sports and Mass Graves at Buchenwald (2021-06-14) poem unrhymed

"...black and white photos of the dead..."

Waking Up (2021-07-12) poem unrhymed

"...morning frost shining like angel spit..."

An Unwanted Sequel (2021-09-27) poem unrhymed

"...naked branches remind me of tentacles...

Artistic Aspirations (2021-10-25) poem unrhymed

"Pogo the clown took to painting on death row..."

Apparently, (2021-12-06) poem unrhymed

"...a collection of dusty soldiers, missing their tiny guns..."

The Same Music Everyday (2022-01-03) poem unrhymed

"...loneliness whispering in your ear on a Tuesday afternoon..."

How Dinosaurs Flew Away (2022-02-28) poem unrhymed

"...I started reading about dinosaurs becoming birds..."

A Sore Back Morning When No One Is Listening (2022-04-04) poem unrhymed

"...the world seems to be giving me the silent treatment..."

Charles Bukowski's Ghost Will Never Haunt Me (2022-05-09) poem unrhymed

"We have the kinship of famous and ordinary..."

Allow Me My Darkness (2022-06-06) poem unrhymed

"...working all afternoon on their day off..."

Two Tiny, Forgettable Poems (2022-07-11) poem unrhymed

"...only if we want to know..."

A Defeat Worthy of Writers' Block (2022-08-29) poem unrhymed

"When the blank screen wins..."

Tea with Honey (2022-09-26) poem unrhymed

"...help us forget we ever had hangovers..."

Haunting Is Harder Than You Think (2022-10-24) poem unrhymed

"...some poems are children playing on Halloween..."

The Kind of View Most Don't Want To Notice (2022-11-14) poem unrhymed

"...like someone who left without ever saying goodbye..."

A Universal Second Language (2022-11-21) poem unrhymed

"...thunder actually says nothing..."

As Crows Circle (2023-01-23) poem unrhymed

"...hide behind a scarecrow grin among a cornfield of smiles..."

A Dollar More Than Minimum Wage (2023-02-20) poem unrhymed

"...the assistant night manager lent me his gloves..."

Sleep, (2023-03-20) poem unrhymed

"...you told your neighbour..."

A Tomorrow Poem Today (2023-04-17) poem unrhymed

Richard LeDue currently lives and teaches in Norway House, Manitoba. His poems have appeared in various publications throughout 2020 and 2021.

This Is My Ballot (2023-05-15) poem unrhymed

"...you did something, and think yourself so important..."

The Relativeness of Sharpness (2023-07-31) poem unrhymed

"The guillotine is a poor teacher..."

Another Poem About Writer's Block (2023-08-28) poem unrhymed

"...a blank page dirty with eraser marks and tiny shavings of rubber..."

Another Name Covered in Moss (2023-09-25) poem unrhymed

"It's easier to believe in god than to eat a healthy diet..."

Another Bad Bet (2023-10-23) poem unrhymed

"...empty pockets filled with knowledge would weigh me down..."

Finding out someone you used to know has died (2023-11-20) poem unrhymed

"...an apple believing it has wings..."

The Futility of Last Words (2024-01-01) poem unrhymed

"...listless as a one-sided armistice..."

Crash Landing Snowflakes (2024-02-05) poem unrhymed

"...especially when it's minus fifteen..."

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