Tag Archives: Poetry

Merry Christmas

it is nothing short of a dreamto sit by my christmas treecup of coffee in handstaring out the windowfascinated by the blanketing silenceas mother nature shakes her snow globeand its ability to slow timemy mind wandersto the mean old man … Continue reading

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I Wish I Could Write The Way I Think

I wish I could write the way I think – Obsessively Incandescently With maddening desire and the same intense passion that flows through these veins I would make love to these pages with such intensity, the moon would tear open … Continue reading

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On The Eve Of Turning 36

I have been thinking of you – the seed I never sowed the bun I never baked. I feel it – the eleventh month of my body and the calendar. Tomorrow will be my birthday. My spring is gone and … Continue reading

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My Light

It is hard sometimes, to rise above it – the fear the hate the things we covet my own light dims when anger rages – the news the trauma locking kids in cages No! Not me! I will not fall … Continue reading

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The Art Of Baking Cookies For Strangers

I have been thinking about how my mother would bake cookies for strangers Always with a smile vintage cookie cutters and love as sweet as sugar “How can we love those we don’t know?” I’d ask. She would reply, “Just … Continue reading

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One Nation Under God?

“I pledge allegiance to the flag” right hand over heart just a child, I am taught to honor while my country falls a part *** I don’t yet understand the meaning of allegiance yet I am expected to follow, “They’ll … Continue reading

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Seasons

Another landslide of life has brought us down standing in icy streams holding fast to unsteady ground Time waits for no one seasons change in the blink of an eye the reflection shows a little girl yet it is silver … Continue reading

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Do You Believe In Magic?

How could I not believe in magic when there are galaxies in your eyes? When the stardust in your hands longs for the touch of my thighs? Don’t you find it strange how we’re a part of something bigger? How … Continue reading

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If I Could Go Back In Time

i would travel to fifteen and tell her to hold her head high to not compare herself to other girls now or at thirty-five for we are not the kind of beautiful that turns heads or steals breaths we are … Continue reading

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Checkmate!

I am just a pawn with paths laid out before me moving pace by pace- *** Dark & light intertwined before me, behind me, within me- *** Seduced by freedom from the mundane my soul seeks adventure- *** Stuck on … Continue reading

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