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Be My Moon

I’m the ocean,
despite your unhindered distance I’d still be enraged, drowning within myself even, if you were to be lost entirely;

ironic.
I need the peace of your gravitational forces.. 88 more words

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who knows

For a while, but only recently I thought I was incapable of love.

I second-guessed all the ties I have had before.. before her.

why? 188 more words

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For the Week of April 24, 2016: In the Garden: Nature's Restorative Power

I like the dirt
under my fingernails,
the roughness that comes
from pulling weeds,
churning the soil for new beds.

(From:  “The Garden,” by Lee Robinson, in… 1,285 more words

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For the Week of April 17, 2016: Looking for Home (again)

Goethe once wrote that all writers are homesick, that all writers are really searching for home.  Being a writer is being on a constant search for where you belong.” 1,160 more words

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For the Week of April 10, 2016: For the Love of a Pet

The way the dog trots out the front door

every morning

without a hat or an umbrella

without any money

or the keys to her doghouse… 1,084 more words

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For the Week of April 3, 2016: In the Moments Just Before...

He opens the door

            and walks in,

his face and white coat

stiff with starch,

 

holds my hand, and

he says,

“I’m afraid.

 

I am afraid… 1,028 more words

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For the Week of March 27, 2016: "First, take some flour..."

We’re invited to an annual Easter dinner at our friends’ home later today, and I know the table will be laden with traditional Easter fare—food I’ve long since abandoned in favor of fresh vegetables, fish and occasional poultry.  1,031 more words

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