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Rainbow

So many shades tint my soul with memories of you My life’s more colorful without you but only if you’re counting blue Advertisements

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The blankness of the page

I sit here staring at the blankness of the page wondering if I could ever do it. would inspiration ever come? It actually had come many times in a flash of a title or a snippet of a line but … Continue reading

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The Master

How many times can a man turn his head And pretend that he just doesn’t see? — Bob Dylan, “Blowin’ in the Wind” I have often spoken about how songs are poetry set to music, and Dylan has long been … Continue reading

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How I Hope You Feel One Day

You never promised me a rose garden No picnic of a life But somewhere down the line, I realized That was good advice You didn’t try to sugar coat The way that life would be But when I took another … Continue reading

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All About Alliteration

Anecdotally, an ardent aardvark asked an affable anteater about apples. Almost as an aside, Adam answered, “Actually, apples are always appealing and also affordable.”

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Watching

The wind brings me My brother’s laugh My daughter’s song A loving tribute in the sand I see the lives I touched As I watch from the sky The breeze carries My mother’s cries On a poignant line A song … Continue reading

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Before and After

There is before and there is after Before was love basketball inside jokes After is dark hurting sadness Since you left after is all I have but before keeps me going

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A life

Every souvenir I keep Has a memory of its own Reminding me Of roads that I’ve been down A scrap of paper with a poem, written through tears A dog-eared book My first desire chip Hospital bands from babies born … Continue reading

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Small Stuff

Don’t sweat the small stuff And it’s all small stuff Thinking about it and worrying about it Won’t make it go away Don’t sweat the small stuff Stand up and take charge Fix it, fire it, kiss it, or choke … Continue reading

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Tribute to the tributes

In District 12 where we lay our scene Gathering together every teen Holding their breath as Effie draws names To see who will be tribute for the Hunger Games Prim hears her name and terror wracks her face ‘Til sister … Continue reading

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