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Monumental Madness

Monumental Madness

                  A long time ago, at Niagara Falls, I dressed in yellow oilskins, walked behind a tumbling wall of water, and knew I was close to the edge. 978 more words

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Freedom

Freedom

We are all so lonely,
locked in our cardboard castles,
no view beyond the battlements,
save for the wild lands, the forest,
from which the enemy might come. 123 more words

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Doppelganger

Doppelgänger

When I walked in through
the hospice’s glass door
I met myself walking out.

A curious sensation:
seeing two separate versions of me
side by side in sympathetic union. 67 more words

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Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

Two years ago
today,
a lovely lady
read me
a death sentence:
my biopsy result.

She poured me
a poisoned chalice,
my personal… 273 more words

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SONGS FOR INSOMNIACS: in Learium

My parents will tell you that I’m not a princess, but they don’t know much.

Oh, they know how to yell and scream, how to complain about the cost of gas, and how to drive, but that’s about it. 1,953 more words

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Robin Red Nest

Robin Red Nest

That little red nest,
my heart,
hearth and home
to a galaxy of gods
who nest there,
year after year,
migratory spirits… 100 more words

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Cribbage

Cribbage

Red and white markers
chased each other
along the S bends,
past the skunk lines
to the final straight
where a single space
awaited the winner. 80 more words

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