Category: Poetry

Graceful neck arching, mane behind-flying, lively prancing through life’s landscape, comes a filly bright and beautiful. Days: perfect diamonds as she glitters on. Eyes wide, heart open, soul singing– true,…

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Fate whistles as she waltzes, duplicity in her has grown. Proud of her independence, somehow she dances alone. She once did move so sweetly enticingly offering much. But now she…

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I was expecting my fifth child, and this one was anxious to get born. Too anxious. I was hospitalized to halt early labor and, when released, was sent home with…

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Come somewhere through the mists with me Come somewhere Tenderly   We’ll not be lost Our hands will touch   Come anywhere through the mists with me.

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I had written poems for everyone, it seemed, but my mother. She asked me about it as she prepared for heart surgery. I promised to write “her” poem and it…

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He’s such a contradiction, and confuses my heart He walks where he will keeps a calendar apart   I devour stacks of words, he reads books of numbers. And so…

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Waves slapping the quay as if enraged by the monotony of their monochromatic grays explode, frothy and frenzied, rabid lips curled in disdain for my insignificant witness or for the…

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I wake and smile. You have come to me, but sweetly. It has been forever.   Months since I dreamed of you-not-displeased. Where have you been? How is life? I…

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I stirred   The word “plank” skittered from my mind as if unleashed, as if it were inside a speech balloon.   I watched it float away and, still half-asleep,…

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