Category Archives: Poetry

Meditation

Meditation A cold pond in November, a child of the ocean no ripples, no life. There is only the weight of water on the slow earth. I tried and failed to be there. Instead my mind insisted on this. Advertisements

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To Whom or What or Where

To Whom or What or Where It’s been low tide for a while. The beach is parched; seagulls searching for salvation from starvation have all moved on. The sky looks vast from this endlessness, immeasurably clear. I cast my questions … Continue reading

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Found and Lost

Found and Lost They found us in the back of your hatchback the one you wrecked us in before you wrecked us and the only questionable fact is how you fit back there. We were an island in the mist … Continue reading

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When We Met

When We Met I wanted you to want me. I wanted you to want me like a fever breaking sweat pouring out from every pore. I wanted you to want my time, a clock rewinding to get more. I wanted … Continue reading

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2018-01-24 Why Poetry

I’m in the car this morning navigating the ice rink that is the high school parking lot. I was dodging teenagers and their Pontiacs and late model Cadillacs and somehow maintaining my positive disposition despite my daughters insistance on fighting … Continue reading

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Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic Not too long ago the kids stopped believing So this year all that they will be receiving Are gifts from family and from each other Nothing from Santa for this sister and brother. The Polar Express has lost … Continue reading

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The Deal

The Deal It was a contract carefully crafted, Words eloquently drafted, Drawn up on paper pressed from the flesh Of the twisted dogwood tree. An old soul would smell the sour stench Of splinters ripe with the curse of the … Continue reading

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