Monthly Archives: December 2014

My Heart Bleeds (Revised)

I posted the first draft of this poem some weeks ago; here’s the revised version. My heart bleeds 4 the daughters who I didn’t birth naturally, no bruised flesh birth & no bloated feet birth & no stretch marks birth … Continue reading

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Come See Me

My favorite book on poetry writing is Fruitflesh by Gayle Brandeis. It’s full of inspirational poems written by Brandeis, as well as other poets, that use language that is grounded in reality and which appeals to the senses. In the … Continue reading

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Fifty Thousand Dollars Would Be Nice

Just a little something to make you smile. Peace & Love, Rosalind

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Honeysuckle & Peaches

When I kill myself, don’t tell anyone I died because I was feeling sad. Instead tell them about the time I visited my grandma’s farm, when I was about eight or nine Tell them how I crawled through the hole … Continue reading

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Love Will Be Our Salvation

When I first started giving birth, the older people in my family would chastise me for holding my babies too much. “You shouldn’t run right over there as soon as they start crying and pick them up. You’re going to … Continue reading

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Ode to Another Sleepless Night

“…nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter like unrequited love…” –Charlie Brown And, of course, then there’s being unable to sleep because the heart is heavy. Heavy with the loss of loved ones you never really knew. Heavy with … Continue reading

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