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Amber Flora Thomas

Aubade

I know my leaving in the breakfast table mess.   
Bowl spills into bowl: milk and bran, bread crust   
crumbled. You push me back into bed. 104 more words

Classic

F. Scott Fitzgerald

And then, one fairy night, May became June. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night. (Scribner; Reprint edition July 1, 1995) Originally published 1934.

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Memotaph

Illusions of safety

Attributable to income, incoming 

Building walls or mending fences?

Buying organs, identities, nests

Restoration Hardware without the rest

Free People Anthro-pologies, we’re… 79 more words

Jesus Christ

Anne Sexton

Come, my beloved,
consider the lilies.
We are of little faith.
We talk too much.
Put your mouthful of words away
and come with me to watch… 69 more words

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Frank Stanford

I saw the black seam of your stocking / Running down the side of the mountain like a creek / I put the whiskey down and listened — Frank Stanford, from “Blue Yodel of the Desperado,” … 11 more words

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Moral Support: President Trump Taxpayer First Budget

Moral Support:

President Trump’s Taxpayer First Budget

Defunds Planned Parenthood

President Trump’s first proposed budget shows respect for the people who pay the bills. The administration’s proposal reverses the damaging trends from previous administrations by putting our nation’s budget back into balance and reducing our debt through fiscally conservative principles, all the while delivering on President Trump’s campaign promise not to cut Social Security retirement or Medicare. 271 more words

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