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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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Justice of the Pieces

Justice of the Pieces Let your words be lawless Regard them all as flawless. Covet the way they sound, Wound up and unwound. Seek the villain, hear their plea, Grant them a pardon, set them free Make them the hero … Continue reading

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Royalty

Royalty I’m queen of my castle here Perched just below my witches hat And time marches on around me It happens just like that. I’ve got keys to all the doors here That no one wants to open I’ve got … Continue reading

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2017-07-11 When in Portland

When in Portland Today we did what people in Portland do And went to have donuts at the VooDoo. Today we did what people in Portland do And walked up and down 3rd Avenue We spied some parks and a … Continue reading

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Shapes

Shapes There’s a triangle in the mind’s eye Each point leads to the next And then back to the first A cycle of spinning Like a well oiled, finely tuned Rotary engine. When it hums it’s sweet music But like … Continue reading

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The Mariner

The Mariner What would become of a tale one tells With ancient word and rhyme, Not really of the here and now But of its own space and time? A fair prediction, it shall be said Is that the song … Continue reading

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