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Torch Song

As the great disappearing act ends –
you from me, I from am,
then from now –
murmur me a memory
of the worlds I saw in you…
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The Unfortunate Countdown

3 Days, 6 Hours, 24 Minutes

That’s how long I have left with my boyfriend before I will have to board a plane that will take me back home to my parents for last preparatory weeks before I will leave for a year and won’t see him in person. 433 more words


When I write about you now

This is one of my favorite poems I’ve written. Inspired partly by Pablo Neruda’s poem “If You Forget Me,” the poem chronicles two conflicting experiences: Firstly, the lifting of a deep, self-manufactured depression, and the growing distance between friends during the same period. 160 more words


On the Road Again

I head for home about noon. I’m torn… I miss the kids, although they seem to be doing well here. This has never been an easy thing to do, and telling all of us it’s only two more years isn’t easy, either. 248 more words


The lights flicker on again as if on cue

The dusty streeghtlights flickered sadly–on, off, on,
the sky a blanket of black, no moon,
stars. The lights flickered on again as if on cue… 283 more words


Don't Say Goodbye

So Toulouse is getting pretty close now. I leave in exactly ten days and I can officially say ‘I move to France next week’. After the 28th there’s this strange cut-off in my life. 371 more words


Find The Sun

This one kind of fell out of me this evening. I’m not entirely happy with it, but it’s here now and published. Thank you for all those that have kept reading. 150 more words