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CEMETERY LIFE

CEMETERY LIFE I live my life in cemeteries names and dates- cold grave stone A wilted rose, a ribbon fades Here I kneel on my own I live my life in cemeteries candles burn and shadows thrown Pinwheels spinning in … 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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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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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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