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your patience will be rewarded

I’m not a very patient person (thanks mom). I wouldn’t say I’m overly impatient either (thanks dad). I am capable of rational and logic thinking when it comes to waiting for the goods, the this, the that. But that rational thought only gets … Continue reading

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[POEM] the watch maker slows time then speeds it up all while laughing maniacally

  the watch maker slows time then speeds it up all while laughing maniacally mashed avocado vibrant green coffee whipped milk that moment stolen a thief of time fifteen minutes, thirty sipping hot coffee soft melodies filling space silence filling … Continue reading

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the lack of forward progress

  I asked a friend how he was doing these days. He said “fine” in that way that doesn’t really mean fine at all. Then he elaborated a bit to say that he feels as though he’s in a holding … Continue reading

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[POEM] these bridges were built

these bridges were built they stood in front of the bridge all steel and concrete “set it ablaze watch it burn” hot steel melting and shape shifting dripping into a new solid the wooden one you burned laughed maniacally as … Continue reading

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[POEM] today’s run

today’s run two checks or one check one check now two checks I know you have to but it still hurts I know you want to and that hurts more she likes feathers so I brought one a bird leaf … Continue reading

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[POEM] this too shall pass

this too shall pass so much so that he tattooed it on his arm a permanent reminder of the impermanence of life to remind him that these feelings never last the intensity of that first kiss stolen time that is not … Continue reading

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[POEM] there we all were

there we all were for the original Websters poetry open mic crew Today I found us in a little pocket folder Not just you and I  But the collective “us” we created  Maybe you created, but I like to think … Continue reading

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[POEM] At the intersection of Sand Spring and Bald Knob Ridge

At the intersection of Sand Spring and Bald Knob Ridge for Stacy It had been a hard year for us In recovery mode, we set out for the forest  Parked at a gate, hiked along a windy trail It was … Continue reading

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[POEM] shared solitude

shared solitude for JoJo bare feet cold against the earth, the brick steps, the wood porch but these birds need food and this heart needs calming last night it didn’t frost so life continues for the plants the ones we’ve … Continue reading

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[POEM] the birds know

the birds know sitting on the porch steps together she said the birds should fly south for the winter I reminded her it was spring but it’s so cold this morning the birds don’t mind, I told her they know … Continue reading

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