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Crossing

Crossing On the edge – cold steel girder, rivets – will they hold me? Or should I let my fingers… unfurl? Journey into the unforgivable pit of inhumanity or can the span support the weight of my grief until I … Continue reading

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Legacy

Inside my birthday card you scrawled – buy yourself something. The text message you sent me read – call when you feel better. Your voicemail said – people take taxis after surgery all the time. You’ll be fine. What more … Continue reading

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Consequences

Consequences And so it starts… You are the host. You are ravaged, slowly by the worst kind of insidious, slow-growing disease. You convulse. You fester. You turn around and round with the full ferocity of a terrible tempest- searching for … Continue reading

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Two

Solitude may bring soft, sweet silence. Singularness may bring untethered freedom. Partnership? Coupling may bring intermittent strife, struggle, discord, – unrivaled frustration. Pairing may sometimes be loud, messy, inconvenient, -fraught with self-sacrifice. Aah, but nothing will ever result in the … Continue reading

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PASS WITH CARE

Daydreams distractions jubilations jitters exhaustions emotions Bubbling up swirling around consuming fleeting living dying Hitherto henceforth never again forevermore – we come and go… To the oncologists office for biopsy results to the airport for your lover’s return from two … Continue reading

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Echo, Echo

Echo, Echo Echo, echo all around me, everywhere. I’m not interested in what’s been said before. Infinite boomerang of sameness; it bangs me up tosses me around in an ocean of reverberation. As much as I adore words I abhor … Continue reading

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The Pinwheel

The Pinwheel Standing straight and silent as a sentry inside a clay-potted herb garden and under the kiss of the afternoon sun, when a soft breeze blows through the petals of the pinwheel bringing it suddenly to life. Round and … Continue reading

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