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Letters on Tues(Thurs)days - Departures

Dear Wilton,

The shift in delivery from Tuesday to Thursday has been unintentional. With the holidays coming up, my schedule has been packed full, both inside and outside of work. 511 more words


Departures and Transitions

It is weird being home. I have to admit.

Everything and nothing is the same.  My displacement from the country has made the landscapes once so familiar to me become suddenly so beautiful; the country roads I have trudged so many times before still ever so bumpy. 1,332 more words



although not saying,
hopping in and out
of two familiars
and two close times,
too close in time
to turn. 45 more words


as if

lost a once around,
before losing the rest,
ears eyes face,
as if they were mine
to own.
time before my time
words before my words… 29 more words



When flight cries
and a fledgling
lies on straw
set to burn to cinder

Though clover grows
dotting fields
below the perch
where alarm calls clamor… 50 more words


Plan B

November 2016

Sometimes the best laid plans fall through. Usually, that just takes some improvising when the weather goes bad or something is closed. But on occasion, the whole plan comes apart before you get started. 380 more words