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Dancing

I used to hide from the cold I’d run from a storm Anything to stay dry Everything to keep warm I huddled in the corner as lightening pierced the sky But I’ve made my peace with weather and I’m dancing … Continue reading

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MY ORIGAMI LIFE

At birth I was given a square of paper I always prefer doing my folds in the air as opposed to flat surfaces No bone folders no tweezers no rulers I fancy myself a purist At 5 with basic folds … Continue reading

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HOLE IN THE KNEE

  He said,” Our Love’s grown jaggedy worn out and raggedy Thread bare last pair hole in the knee Our Love- doesn’t fit anymore The colors aren’t bright like before All the pins and all the patches can’t save ‘we’..” … Continue reading

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BETTY FRIEDAN

  Upon Betty Friedan’s death I was given one of her coffee mugs and a martini glass On November 8, 2016 My plan was to raise Betty’s glass to the breaking of the last glass ceiling Instead I just drank … Continue reading

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DEAR GOD

  When I was young my faith was as big as the skies Then my focus got small and I only believed with my eyes And I couldn’t conceive of Angels and I didn’t receive their touch Now there’s a … Continue reading

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THE PIANO AT UNION STATION

  In L.A.’s Union Station amidst the haunted leather Art Deco chairs stands a piano When I wait for trains I wait there Unknown Geniuses and Anonymous Songwriters Hipsters with their hipster hats Tin Pan Alley has beens Down and … Continue reading

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HAUNTED

  Our love is built on scattered bones with castle rock and granite stones Haunted by old lovers’ moans Our love is built on scattered bones. Our love was lit by an old flame burned everything in our love’s name … Continue reading

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