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[POEM] where ever she is…

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Protected: [POEM] you are the rubber on that pencil trying to erase me

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[POEM] brass ring

Today I reached for the brass ring, but did not grab it. I think I’ll get off this carousel ride. / / / Gina Thompson 14 July 2015 State College PA

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[POEM] in my dream, only the rattlesnakes are dangerous

Rattlesnake Medusa by Bill Flowers Ulverstone, Australia in my dream, only the rattlesnakes are dangerous on the boat ride the tour guide had a monkey that yanked and pulled on the rattles of the snakes draped over thick branches hanging from … Continue reading

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[POEM] fireflies

image by Gregg Yan, © WWF Fireflies, Donsol, Philippines http://wwf.panda.org/?205170/Coral-Triangle-hosts-dazzling-web-of-life

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[POEM] behind the wooden beam

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[POEM] Spring’s optimism

Spring’s optimism  the sheets cling to the cold of night while trapping in heat to warm my body just when I thought I was getting better these days seem dark once again life is unkind, not unlike the sharp sting … Continue reading

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[POEM] waking up drinking coffee

waking up, drinking coffee “Take this sinking boat and point it home, we’ve still got time.” ~ Falling Slowing, by Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová In the morning you leave me in our bed wrapped in the comforter your mom made … Continue reading

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(poem) True Love, by Wisława Szymborska

True Love, by Wisława Szymborska True love. Is it normal is it serious, is it practical? What does the world get from two people who exist in a world of their own? Placed on the same pedestal for no good … Continue reading

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[POEM] the veil of ordinary

She hides behind a veil of ordinary, faking her way through the domesticity that sedates society and makes her friends happy. But it’s the silence that chews at her heart. She takes pictures to remind her of the pain, carefully … Continue reading

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