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Ben Ditmars

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December 16

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Ben Ditmars was first published in his college publications the Cornfield Review and KAPOW and has since been featured in several online literary journals. He is the author of six poetry books including Night Poems, Haiku in the Night, Inhale the Night, Sleeping with Earth, Number Poetry and Splinters with Susie Clevenger. He lives in Ohio with his wife, De’Garrica, and dachshund, Elsa.

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Ben Ditmars My poetry collection "Conversations" from Squirrel House Publishing will be available October 2022.…moreMy poetry collection "Conversations" from Squirrel House Publishing will be available October 2022.(less)
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Night Poems

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Ten Minutes in Heaven

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Inhale the Night

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“Like a tree
I have stood my ground
Not fallen.”
Ben Ditmars, Haiku in the Night

“festive hearts wane
and sink like tides of joy.”
Ben Ditmars, Night Poems

“May you feel love unclouded and unjaded by experience.”
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“I feel our dark hearts
shadow night stars.”
Ben Ditmars, Inhale the Night

“I am lost in my world,
invisible - unknown.
Moon please lend me
your light that someone
will me see me.”
Susie Clevenger, Dirt Road Dreams

“We are simple creatures seeking love who triumph in the dark and wilt against the light.”
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“If there is passion, let me feel its heat.
I want my heart to beat fast,
my breath raspy, my skin to burn.”
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“festive hearts wane
and sink like tides of joy.”
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Ben Ditmars Peter wrote: "Nice to see you down here Ben keep the river flowing and damn only the consequences. If you get my drift hold on to the branches they always tell a story. :)"

I shall hold on against the river flow :-)


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Peter B Forster Nice to see you down here Ben keep the river flowing and damn only the consequences. If you get my drift hold on to the branches they always tell a story. :)


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