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the tracks of my tears

Some people say I cry easily. I guess it’s true. I feel things deeply. And I have no problem letting those deep feelings overflow in the form of big, fat, salty tears that roll gently, slowly, and sweetly down my cheeks. I am at peace with crying. I’ve learned to be totally OK with it, […]

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hope, promise & defiance

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TRUMPED! a 2017 inauguration day poem

 

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deep loneliness runs through me like a river

  I feel deep loneliness at the core of my being. It’s part of me. It runs through me and my life like a river. I observe it and know it more intimately as I grow older. With knowing, I’m learning that loneliness is not necessarily “such a sad affair,” words famously coined by The […]

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10 things i’m grateful for today 160811

  When I’m having one of those days, I find it helpful to be conscious about how lucky I am. This is one of those days, and here are ten among the many many things I’m grateful for.

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hide and seek

  This poem is dedicated to pattymac3636.

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small joys r/hide up on the shelf

  This poem was born in May 2016. I tend to write poetry in despair. This piece is different. More hopeful about the possibility of emerging from pain and reclaiming the joy and laughter that’s always stored somewhere, even though we sometimes mistakenly believe it’s beyond reach.

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castle towers

 

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lobster claws

     

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the albatross

  I’m not sure where this poem came from or exactly what it means, but it emerged and took flight as a result of a prompt in a writing workshop. So here it is.  

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