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SCENT MEMORY

SCENT MEMORY The scent of sweet peas through an open window or when I put cocoa butter on A watercolor sunset in the summer on a beach at Rincon A dozen red and yellow roses because I’m your lover and … Continue reading

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SHE IS GRAY

SHE IS GRAY She was always monotone gray slate gainsboro When she is near I feel the need of a shawl My vibrant colors startle her So she retreats She has asked me to hide my reds my greens my … Continue reading

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SHARDS

Love, 20 years long, waning. Love, golden rings wearing thin. “A whore in the sheets.” that’s what he said he wanted. He’d spit and say, “But you’re too Catholic.” He made love to mirrors like Narcissi Bathroom mirrors, vanity mirrors, … Continue reading

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POETS AND CHILDREN

Poets and Children make Snow Angels in the sand In August. Swearing they see their breath as they laugh. Poets and Children believe in Magic and Love,and Happily Ever Hopscotching through life catching lightening bugs Naming them and then letting … Continue reading

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BANSHEE

BANSHEE I saw a shadowy figure in Duckett’s Grove She was darkness Her flowing gray hair mussed as if she was caught an a strong wind But the air was still this night It grew cold bone chilling cold I … Continue reading

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EXCAVATING MY HEART

EXCAVATING MY HEART Buried in 5’6″ of dirt and peat I begin an archeological dig on my heart With my flat blade shovel I gingerly dig into the hard earth I spot my heart I get my trowel and assorted … Continue reading

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THREAD

THREAD Sometimes the thread on which faith hangs is thin and twisting in the wind Sometimes that thread that thin thread that thin twisting thread is enough. Kathy Keogh

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