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Hurricane Holidays

Trees bent in the fury of the wind birds huddled in hidden shelters bilious clouds forming grey-green hills rain slanted, slashing, screeching pellets of ice crashing, rebounding. For hours the storm ravages outside we tremble in fear excited, awed, enjoying … Continue reading

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Why?

Why? There are too many answers never enough all the wrong ones leaving me wondering why I keep asking “Why?”

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Where Were You?

I awoke with spider bites tattooed on my arm. Were You not guarding me as I slept? I crossly accuse. How much protection do I expect? Can a toddler learn to walk if its mother prevents every fall? Why do … Continue reading

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My Love for You

If I write of my love for You others read it as carnal desire not understand my longing reaches far beyond this world of bodily passion on damp sheets If I speak of my love for You others hear only … Continue reading

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Wordlessness

Wordless has become my speech silent eulogies verses without form Words become worthless in Your presence where only silent awe pours forth my pen finally silent my heart full

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No Turning Back

There’s no turning back the path leads only forward twists and turns valleys and hills oceans of desert I trod always forward toward for there’s no turning back now that I’ve given my life to You

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Strands of Pearls

String of words like stands of pearls delight, promise reveal comfort bless Strings of words like knives slicing souls emptying hearts love trickling away leaving holes of sorrow that cannot be filled Choose each word with care polish it to … Continue reading

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