Shawn L. Bird

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poem-sliding October 17, 2014

Filed under: OUTLANDERishness,Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:06 am
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Gentle sliding

Pearl draped tenderness

Rocking horse





Another #Outlander inspired poem…

(ep 7 is rather inspiring)


poem- tingle (an #Outlander poem) October 4, 2014

Filed under: OUTLANDERishness,Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 10:34 pm
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Your fingers

touch tentatively

on the back of my neck

pulling the ribbon with

slow deliberation;

your breath tangling

in the tendrils of my hair

sends tingles

tumbling to my





Another Outlander poem from ep 107 “The Wedding.”


poem- looking (an #Outlander poem) September 29, 2014

“I want to look,”

she says.

Finger outlining

the focus of

her attention,

she walks

a slow, studious circle

of analysis

and inevitable



“Fair’s fair,”

he says,

stepping back

with a glint in his eye,


thankful for circumstance

that made her





Another poem based on Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander;  this one based on Ron Moore’s TV series, specifically episode 107, “The Wedding.”


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