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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 Lately, I have focused on my Instagram and building content for it. Also, promoting my book for young adults, Splinters, with Susie Clevenger.
Ben Ditmars I listen to music on the car radio. There is just something about driving: the acceleration and the distance. It makes the rhythm come alive. Pinteres…moreI listen to music on the car radio. There is just something about driving: the acceleration and the distance. It makes the rhythm come alive. Pinterest and my friends are also inspiring.(less)
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Night Poems

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Ten Minutes in Heaven

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Haiku in the Night

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Sleeping with Earth

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Inhale the Night

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The Zeppelin Chronicles

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Witherspork

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“festive hearts wane
and sink like tides of joy.”
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“I feel our dark hearts
shadow night stars.”
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“I am lost in my world,
invisible - unknown.
Moon please lend me
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“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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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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