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A SOFT DAY IN SCOTLAND

  It’s a soft day That’s what Grand Dad called misty days like this It’s a soft day from this hill where I stand The gray Church scolds me Next Sunday. I whisper Next Sunday. I want to roll down … Continue reading

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TONGUE

  She bites her tongue when she wants to speak her mind She’d like to pack a bag and just leave this all behind Fear is her companion and Anger is her child She’s lost her voice handcuffed her choice … Continue reading

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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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