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Ongoing Relief Effort

Life has a way of slipping in the room, insisting on being noticed and the demanding all one’s attention. Because of that, I had forgotten much of what is going on in the world outside of my dramas.  Signs of … Continue reading

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Acrostic on Haiku

Have you seen where nature is in five syllables, And what she was doing in seven? Indications of a season are in a single word, Keeping her when for the last five syllable line. Unveil her verbal portrait.

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Homesick

There is a longing so dense and sturdy, its gates bar all else.  Beyond the wall it is peopled with emptiness and anguish.  The world surrounding, filled with laughter and overtures, is an unbearable reminder of what is out of reach.  … Continue reading

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Upon Turning Twenty

Where is the one who loved without preference, whose tender laugh chimed sweet like golden bells? Where has the child gone, bright-eyed Innocence, whose smile, so pure, the darkest clouds dispels? For hate and sorrow overcast my sight, and bitter … Continue reading

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Dad

Those familiar hands are thick, flecked with sun kisses, old paint and careless scars; nails blunt each finger with sturdy short caps, just a little jagged and dirty. One grips the pencil as the paintbrush, necessary tools, covering the paper … Continue reading

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