Category Archives: POEMS

VALENTINES DAY IS NOT JUST FOR LOVERS

One homemade heart trimmed in frilly, white lace, One arrow, one promise of a sweet, warm embrace… Once it’s notched, drawn, and trained on his chosen bullseye, Cupid first blows a kiss, and then lets it ~~~ fly ~~~

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ODE TO RESILIENCE

Words fail to make the leap from grey matter to tapping finger tips on keys they say “It’s because of Mercury” they say “the planet is retrograde” they say “that makes it a poor time for all forms of communication” … Continue reading

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MOURNING in the MORNING

Mourning in the morning  is more difficult than at night since your ghost is visible in the daylight, said the woman, hands folded, as if reciting a prayer, to the aide sliding a comb through her once shiny, thick hair. You know you can’t hide inside that disguise! She … Continue reading

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THE CALLING

Shhhhh. Listen. Do you hear it? The Calling? It’s not only an invitation to adventure from somewhere outside ourselves, but also an intangible summons from deep within.   It rests on mist shrouded mountain tops, sways suspended above the oceans’ floors, and … Continue reading

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BE MY VALENTINE

One homemade heart trimmed in frilly, white lace… One arrow, one promise of a sweet, warm embrace… Once it’s notched, drawn, and trained on his chosen bullseye, Cupid first blows a kiss, and then lets it ~~~ fly ~~~

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‘TWAS THE NIGHT OF BAH HUMBUG

‘Twas just before Christmas, when the Grinch played his part. His slim, furry fingers fouled my holiday’s start by pointing out the turmoil bubbling up in our world- the hatreds, the judgements, the greed that had unfurled. Indeed, ’twas too late, for neither laugh nor smile, would ward off … Continue reading

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ONCE THE LIGHT IS OUT

I miss you already. Once the light is out and the room is silent, I will miss you even more. “Remember the time…” fills the house already. Once the light is out and the house is silent I will remember you even more…   Like how you … Continue reading

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