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Sidewalk Cafe

Side Walk Cafe We sit up straight. Quiet…like much of the world, right now. Masks at the ready for when the veterinarian returns our ear-infected dog to our truck. So strange, this new way of being. Then I see a … Continue reading

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Purple Tribute June 2020

Littered lavender blooms lace the cement walk-way brilliant camouflage for our ordinary everyday sameness better than broken glass better than riot trash that is scarring our hearts Perhaps we should leave this purple-hearted mantle a sign of our sadness a … Continue reading

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Numbness

Numbness fills the space of feelings named wrong like a hobbled balloon punctured on purpose What is this feeling called guilt this slippery as moss on a rock feeling of not good enough were mistakes made or perhaps choices only … Continue reading

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Wait No More How could I not know she loves clouds the way I do? Didn’t we share the same sky? What else have I missed as years fly by? Another cliché, I sigh but it’s true, how else can I say There were things that took my attention away like fog too heavy for me to believe there was more light waiting for me, waiting for me city lights not too bright to see fireflies fly In the star-streaked sky And there is now and the knowing somehow it’s not too late to renew moments of grace where souls are bared and forgiveness is shared where clouds don’t escape the notice they crave from hearts that serve without waiting

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The In-Betweens

we poets love shadow the wildness of dark opaque as obsidian smooth, shiny and sharp, we are very sharp   cold born of fire bursting from earth like trumpets blaring yet soft as silken sand we are as mysterious as the … Continue reading

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Shadow Silence

Her tears were stifled by her mother’s grief shaming sorrow into secrecy shrouding childhood innocence like sinister clouds on a windless day crawling their shadows across blue turned gray silence had the only ears to hear and then the girl … Continue reading

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Jacaranda

Blueberries are really purple but their hue can’t compare with the tiny trumpet flowers that drift silently from the Jacaranda canopy onto the green of damp morning grass Their confetti is the color of royalty with a fragrance named fresh … Continue reading

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In-Between

We poets love shadow the   wildness of dark opaque as obsidian smooth, shiny We are sharp, very sharp   cold born of fire bursting from earth like trumpets blaring yet soft as sifting sand We are as mysterious as the reasons … Continue reading

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Tangled Tears

Tangled Tears                          I’m close to the ground pulling weeds beneath our tree the breeze ruffles my hair while I listen for my chimes to sing their ring There is silence. I lift my gaze to see metal tubes tangled … Continue reading

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Vanity

Vanity Release to others the image of your face you can never see it on your own Mirrors and camera lenses distort the truth Choose instead, reflections from a still blue pond to paint your best likeness when the wind … Continue reading

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