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The Weight of Rocks

The Weight of Rocks She pulls them from the dirt sees herself both rugged and smooth gritty and unpolished wonders at beginnings theirs and hers beauty’s subtle hues pinks, grays and blues tumbled to brokenness long hidden in earth she … Continue reading

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Burnt Forst

Charred black trees frozen into statues patched with sun-polished silver un-bending limbs broken by wind stunning skeletons against canvas blue sky wounded warriors reaching for second chances rising from ashen earth springtime sprouts green beauty from the flaming beast Jean … Continue reading

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Waiting

My shadowed circumstance whittles me to pieces tires me with its dark questions I’ve become a stranger to myself seeing half a face when the moon is full Will I rise again like mist from swelling surf? Pop seaweed bulbs … Continue reading

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Facebook Muse

The start of my face book page reads, What’s On Your Mind Today? Cutting Loose…that’s what’s on my mind…oh not from everything…just our house..for a while…” Cutting Loose” is the label of the sweater I just put on a sweater … Continue reading

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Break Time

I run to the garden to breathe in the green grasp for my own in-betweens where the blooms are pruned off their branches and the buds are still forming their dreams Jean E. Taddonio

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Driftwood (2)

The memory of her heartbreak Comes up suddenly renders it current like bare feet finding driftwood in the sand…hidden,sharp, painful, The bruise lingers long finds a place in the shadows though never far from reach She hopes there’s a beauty … Continue reading

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Encounter with Carmen

She’s been widowed for months We see each other briefly between shifts in our weekly visits to the silent chapel Long months of care giving and now aloneness have etched her face in sorrow and fatigue She looks hungry for … Continue reading

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