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Now that you've added your lines to these 20 collaborations, sharpen your pencils and dust off that iPad and add your line to this poem-in-progress.

Please read the title and first line from this poem the message of crazy horse by Lucille Clifton, and then follow your intuition. The subsequent lines have been written and added by APW guests. Once you have read through to the end of the poem, add your own line.

If the most recently added line ends with a period, please begin your line with a capital letter. If no period appears at the end of the most recently added line, you may add your line and end it with either a period, a question mark, or no punctuation at all.

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the message of crazy horse


i would sit in the center of the world,


close together with you around that fire
Ken Rasmussen
USA - Wed May 12 03:19:52 2010
of an eight-hour work day.
Joshua Gray
USA - Sat Jul 17 13:13:33 2010
Come home and break bread
Carol
USA - Thu Aug 12 18:24:53 2010
until the cobalt rays of dawn peek over Sutter Hill.
Debbie R.
USA - Thu Aug 19 15:24:35 2010

Our ghosts collide with wondering boys' feet treading in mist
dc
USA - Sat Nov 6 19:33:32 2010
the boundary stones we held in life.
>Andy
USA - Fri Dec 10 19:50:16 2010
I am a work in progress that the gods will bless
junniebug
USA - Thu Dec 23 19:27:41 2010
and in you I must confess
Frankie
USA - Sun Jan 23 11:00:10 2011
I touched your lips but I didn't inhale.
Beverly
USA - Tue Jan 25 22:30:38 2011
The sweet aroma of love, for I was afraid
Frankie
USA - Wed Jan 26 17:40:10 2011
to let you have control over my heart and soul.
Frankie
USA - Fri Jan 28 20:56:28 2011

Scorched by the fire, swept up
Mary-Elizabeth
USA - Sat Mar 12 05:55:42 2011
and whirled, sparks filled my firefly gaze.
Milyn
USA - Thu Mar 31 07:59:45 2011
Is it with you I will grow old and have love fill all my days?
Robin
USA - Fri Apr 15 09:43:13 2011
Or is with another yet unknown to me in this time or place?
Kait Skyler
USA - Fri Apr 29 22:40:08 2011
Or will all be obliterated again, like you promised
V Calvez
USA - Mon May 2 23:46:19 2011
your fortuitous words lay upon the ground, a cover for history's sticky sweet stain of truth nestled between slumbering apocalyptic giants.
Syyd Raven
USA - Thu Jun 2 16:20:14 2011

Who dreamed of when they were small
Anton Dex
Wales - Wed Jun 15 15:36:25 2011
and able to feel the universe unfolding inside themselves.
Frank
USA - Tue Aug 16 23:34:33 2011
I pluck an ember from your hair
Paulette
USA - Tue Nov 1 04:52:31 2011
and remember the last time you shed light
DeeAitch
\UK - Mon Nov 7 02:21:41 2011
on what was once deepest shadow
Hanna from blogspot dot com (Rhi)
Canada - Tue Feb 21 18:40:55 2012
midnight ravens in flight
jordyn
New Zealand - Thu Apr 19 14:08:43 2012
velvet eclipse of the moon
Joy
USA - Sat Apr 21 04:31:15 2012
Can love once betrayed be reborn?
Leigh
USA - Tue May 8 16:41:26 2012
from the book of my heart the page is torn
Ruth is found on Twitter as @TheLyricalBear
Australia - Mon Jun 4 02:30:01 2012
for writer's, you see, are ungainly in sorrow.
Neppe
USA - Sun Jan 20 10:30:09 2013
I would like to eat with you again.
adam
USA - Wed Jul 10 11:51:20 2013
Pick at the fingerfoods of eternity, as we sip from the moondust of dreamy hearts and manifest as majestic butterflies born from the fertile womb of irony.
Tabu
USA - Wed Aug 21 14:46:30 2013
I felt the urge to stay, but the angels requested my presence.
Malu
USA - Thu Nov 7 19:59:27 2013
Who was I to deny the summons of fateful wings, channeling my destiny?
Satyaki
India - Mon Jan 27 22:43:30 2014
I would sit, but the world beckons
Cyndi
USA - Mon Mar 3 11:16:20 2014
the sun in my eyes is not what's making me cry
Julie C
USA - Mon Apr 14 10:21:57 2014
But in your lap,I want to lie
Ananya
INDIA - Wed Apr 16 20:42:19 2014
in the shadow of the Black Hills, my home.
Suzy
USA - Fri Jun 27 18:38:12 2014

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