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My Hair’s Covid Dreams

My hair is tired of stay-at-home orders. Tired of being held back by the ties of my face mask. My hair wants to be blowing free at the beach basking in the sun. My hair wants to hang in my … Continue reading

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new shoes

don’t take us out of the box we’re happy here, brand new as perfect as we’ll ever be don’t violate us with your stinky feet don’t destroy our perfect twinness we are each other’s ideal partner if you put mileage … Continue reading

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o spirit of rhyme and rhythm

amuse me, muse now tickle my imagination with whistles of whimsy and whit make the words flow from my pen and paint pictures with their cadences I am merely the stenographer who captures the images and mounts them on the … Continue reading

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two halves make the whole

the practical woman in me does the right thing the expected thing follows the rules chooses a theme devises a plan and then works according to plan makes well-thought-out decisions strives toward perfection the emotional one in me turns her … Continue reading

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i fear the sound

i fear the sound of splintering wood barely audible beneath the tempest’s roar i am the lighthouse keeper my mission is to save i stoke a flame behind the lens when wind and spray and torrents extinguish visibility my slow … Continue reading

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Surprise!

I wrote this poem for OctPoWriMo last year. Surprise! by ARHuelsenbeck A surprise is something you weren’t expecting But delights you nonetheless. Not delighted? Give it time. There’s a life at stake— Not just yours, though yours is important. There’s … Continue reading

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