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Heart Cloud

How much energy can one expend on hate? Pulling an anchor of misinformation Weighing perceived indiscretions Lingering on imagined slights. How much energy can one spend on sadness? Feet wet in a puddle of tears Heart shelved and coated with … Continue reading

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Morning Mourning

I wake in the morning Catch a glimpse of the day I wonder what you are doing Are you sleeping or on your way? Did you start your coffee brewing Or are you lingering in bed? Remembering all those moments … Continue reading

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Wash the Matchstick Off

Wash the Matchstick Off The message at the end of a dream An embrace from the universe Grace from above Saying harsh judgement from others Need not be my compass Saying inward judgment held too long Is to be washed … Continue reading

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Allison Arrived

Fresh breeze Steeled determination Smile Eased worry Touch Instilled confidence Care Furnished love Compound provisions Toward transition pending She gathered the vestiges Until Crisis kidnapped And Hope was lost. In honor of my mothers caretaker who was willing to embrace … Continue reading

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Draw the curtain

    As I draw back the fabric To open the curtain to the day, A blue jay lands on the feeder I stand at the window Cat at my hip. We stare awhile–those inside at out The jay feeds … Continue reading

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The Streetlights

For months the streets were dark, streetlights disconnected Citizens were shadows, businesses uneventful Difficult to see as one rides through the city. Cathedral security  and vehicle high beams the only light puncturing the dark. The streetlights are back on now … Continue reading

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Morning Haiku ~ Collection of 6

She laundered her words… Continue reading

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COMFORT

Comfort Does not second guess life Does not discard the mundane Comfort Cherishes timid self Taken down from uncertain shelfs   Comfort Does not scoff at liberty Does not seclude one’s love Comfort Caresses issues dear Supports a vision clear … Continue reading

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GRANDMOTHER LULLABYE

I share an evening lullabye With the robin on the budding maple branch With the jay settling nestlings in the walnut nest With violets and dandelions scattered over the lawn While pine boughs gently bounce in the breeze Peaceful humming … Continue reading

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Addiction Manifesto

There is nothing more important Not a person Not a physical impediment Not familial warnings Not clinical outcomes Not religious remembrances Not criminal charges Not legal proceedings Not a lover’s embrace No employment can sustain No hope lasts No lifestyle … Continue reading

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