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Endangered Lowcountry SC Locutions

Last spring, I drove my 83-year-old Mama and her 83-old-friend Jean Thrower to the funeral home for Mary Boyle Limehouse’s visitation. Afterwards, I took them out to eat, and for some reason, they were talking about all the new cars on the road and how the auto industry must be booming. 675 more words

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In Forbidden Language

‘In Forbidden Language’ (2010)

Publisher: Stillpoint Books

Editor: Eve Costello

Introduction by Eve Costello

Excerpt from the poem, “The Sea”

Along the shore I chased sandpipers… 47 more words

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A Gothic Tale

I want to see you as you are,
the one who holds me in my cold loneliness
holds me like an creature in a dungeon. 246 more words

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Grandmother

Born from French blood, Grandmother had a lasting energetic laugh
and a vibrant smile. She loved everyone and everything, and packed more joy
into a single day than most people do in a life-time, and this, even after… 1,029 more words

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Female Angels

Is a strike of lightning,

or a furious flame,

or a whirlwind of twisted veins,

the sound of your finger nails

engraving your name into… 90 more words

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Solo Flight

In this valley of earth
the wind
comes with the same gift
the same solitary wind
that carries
faith without speaking

with the same sightless purity… 160 more words

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In Its Deepest Places

In its deepest places
mind’s wordless memories
as if invisible verse
scattered about

Memory

A powdery blessing lowered its hand
its curiously calm hand

Memory… 45 more words

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