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my greatest fear is

that I might write a poem 8 more words

Poetry

The Sun Dared To Rise


There were no skid marks

Your pregnant wife’s car, slammed into a soybean field
She and your youngest son, taken

But not to vacation bible school… 343 more words

Poetry

Mountain 

Threshold. What it takes, the thunderous energy, impossible vitality, to get to a state of relaxation, a feeling that I have adequate energy and vitality… “You need a sail,” suggests Joshua when I tell him it feels like Tom Hanks in Cast Away trying with all his might to get beyond the surf and become un-lost. 204 more words

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Virginia

A monsoon summer day, I weep over my past choices and what will come, and watch a film about Virginia Woolf.  When her husband asks her of her novel by which she is consumed, “Why must someone die?” 526 more words

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Labor


I was inspired while reading the chapter on motherhood, and apparently the baby in the womb was too, for after fifteen days past her estimated due date — as I tried intense mountain hiking, bumpy 4-wheel-driving over Engineer Pass, dancing my pregnant booty off to saloon ragtime, cooking with Himalayan chili peppers, an all-night full-moon vigil 232 more words

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Handmade 

Behold! upward surge through the diadem
Sun lifts the people, its prayer for all of them:
‘This day will be a glimpse of Holy Spirit, 144 more words

Poetry

Born

The pain starts at night and I see myself holding you, your father looking into your eyes and finding a part of himself he had been missing. 380 more words

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