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Two Daughter Dungeon Dance

  Like ants crawling over a carcass Or gulls swooping in for a morsel They came Not in a colony or flock Just two Daughters on the edge Unable to carry the weight of transition The clinging to normalcy The … Continue reading

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Abandoned Bird Nest

He staggers to an abandoned bird nest Discards the feathers that remain Hunkers down to view the damage Reflected from his caustic brain Series of chain reactions Over time has bled out His abuse had come early. He knows, there … Continue reading

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Extended Haiku

EXTENDED HAIKU The true loneliness When disregard impacts you Slicing connections There is a freedom To blaze a new trail alone With no stored control They may remember Within their own feign logic But without wisdom! Skirt the promises Leave … Continue reading

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Crescendo

  Dawn presses against brittle bark Snuggles into the curved shadows of leaves unfolding Creatures awaken with squawks and chirps Soon a crescendo of voices sing There is breakfast to fetch Be it seed or nectar As clouds roll in … 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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Change

Change can caress your mood Can undermine relationships Can be underhanded Can rattle in the pockets of your mind. Expectations warn of failure, Past failures warn of doom, yet change presses on Seeking new challenges Promising new opportunities Assists in … Continue reading

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