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Throwback Thursday #13

I wrote this poem two years ago for my aunt, who was battling cancer at the time. We don’t always see eye-to-eye, but fortunately, I am not the type of person who has to agree with every topic to get … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #10

A Prayer for Thanksgiving I like to imagine prayer as a flower For when we pray we open our whole selves– to the sun or the moon to the universe we know there’s something more– we can’t see or touch … Continue reading

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Fever Induced Dreams

Not this past Friday, but the Friday before, I tested positive for Covid. I feel much better, but I’m still not 100% over it. That Friday night and the following Saturday were the worst of it. Do you know those … Continue reading

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Bow to Your Mistress

Of all the things I am certain about myself, my ability to adapt to change is my favorite. I have been dragged through the mud, dropped on my ass only to ever be second best so many times that I … Continue reading

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Fall Has Always Been My Favorite Season

My thoughts driftbetween the heavy rainand thunderstorm cloudsto the rays of goldstretching through the sailson the Chesapeake there is something to be saidfor those cotton sundress sunsetsgolden sparkles danceacross the skyneon colors kiss the sailssummer stains all in its wake … Continue reading

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I took the Trash Out to the Curb and Contemplated Life

and worried… what if the sun dies?and I thought about Maine,and how as a child, I used to tell my mother“One day, I’m going to be Stephen King’s neighbor.”my imagination carrying me as the sun shone through the trees, just … Continue reading

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Magic in the Miles

In a world that measures success by the miles, I find it important to pause…So, I stand still on my front porch, my eyes fixed on the horizon, a cup of coffee in one hand. Life is about the little … Continue reading

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Smaller

I often find myselflongingfor somethingbut mostlyto feel smallerI want to feel smallerI want to slipbetween the spacesof your fingersI want to put my headin your lapand for you to swallowthe entire drowningof meI want to see myselfthrough different lensesthe way … Continue reading

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Longing for Baseball

I have always had this longing to be one of the greats in whatever I do The Ted Williams of my craft. So I strived for perfection until I fell in love with the world’s greatest game. You see, in … Continue reading

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Dorothea’s Granddaughter

On a handmade bookshelf in the corner of my living room sits a scrapbook overflowing with memories. On the very first page there is a picture of a baby with a lopsided smile and a dimple not quite on the … Continue reading

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