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Thankful for Today

Peaking out the upstairs window that misty morning The vice around my heart tightened as I watched him walk away His gait like yesterday and the yesterday before But looks can be oh-so deceiving I snap a picture of him with … Continue reading

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The Empty Page

The empty page stares back at me I tighten my hold on the words that threaten to escape For a trickle let out Would burst the flood gate The flames uncontrolled Licking any which way Causing dimay to kith and kin A risk I … Continue reading

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My Beloved

After almost a quarter of a century The golden thread of you Weaves its joy through my life Your love has been constant Unendingly selfless Faithful and true Promising for better or for worse The depth of joys and sorrows life would … Continue reading

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Let Me Fly

They’ve clipped my wings It’s for my good, they say Fury bubbles up from deep within Threatening to burn all within its path I can’t breath I can’t move These chains are so heavy I’m so weary from fighting them It’s … Continue reading

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Hope Realized

Over the last five years I have experienced severe vision distortion and loss that was considered permanent. New technology allowed me to undergo eye surgeries this last October.  When I went into the surgeries we were cautiously optimistic, and there were … Continue reading

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Stay Mr. Sandman

  breath slows body relaxes noises cease sweet, beautiful sleep overtakes   Consciousness creeps in My body screams – Just one more minute Powerless to stop the engines Shifting, shifting, constantly shifting Full speed ahead  

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Sun glinting on glass tops Swaying trees on pond surfaces Silhouettes at sunset A kind word, a soft touch, an unheard prayer A sideways glance, a harsh tone, a set jaw Each moment as light beams from my heart scatter in every … Continue reading

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Welcome Friend

Pushed down Squashed Almost forgotten   I found her one summer afternoon Timidly peering out through the cobwebs of my soul   Even after all these months, she only speaks in complete stillness. Silencing Sybil is a feat worthy of … Continue reading

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Inside the Walls

Falling, falling, falling, Spiraling, swirling, sinking Despair. Darkness. Down, down, down, Surrounding shadows screeching Panic. Powerless. Empty. Small. Alone.   Accepted. Beautiful. Confident. Courageous. Safe. Secure. Dreams born. Promises kept.   Cool breezes on sunny days Crashing of the ocean waves Crunching fall leaves underfoot Crystalline … Continue reading

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