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First Day Flying

I’ve got those pre-block, new class jitters. It’s funny because my daughter is feeling the same way about starting kindergarten this week, and even though she’s been telling me every hour since she got home that she is nervous about the first day of school, I can tell that she is excited, too. 252 more words

Cold Moon

You
crying woman

sings the blues
in low alto
as the city
twinkles below.

You
stretch wide halo
forever chilled
in majestic solitude.

I
sit alone… 35 more words

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Hamartia

Said I never would again,
Let anyone in the way I did before.
Made the biggest of all mistakes,
Broke a promise to myself.
I knew not to, and I know better. 80 more words

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Stanlee of the PrairieLand

My grandmother and grandfather and cousin and her girl are here visiting, on the one day we have before taking twelve stinky kids to Ashland for the Shakespeare festival. 417 more words

Change the World

How can I change
the world, if I can’t
even get rid of this
headache?

Poem A Day

Fringe

I am the fringe of your dress
lightly tapping the back of your thigh
as you prance downstage.

You are used to me.

You no long flinch when… 62 more words

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Ode to Cali

Oh, California. I haven’t written an ode to you yet, but I am smitten. I’m totally won over. I’m over hating on your stupid money and freeways, because I know there you are so much more than that. 476 more words