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Jessie Mae– Installment Two

The sudden chiming of bells startled him. Looking back out the windows, he saw that Jessie Mae was no longer standing where she’d been before. He at first ignored the doorbell thinking it must be her at his door, but … Continue reading

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Breaking All the Rules

What’s the absolute worst thing that could happen while you’re halfway through a James Patterson novel? Right. Misplacing it. One of the books I’m currently reading is Four Blind Mice by James Patterson and yesterday I realized I didn’t know … Continue reading

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My Visit to Merryhaven

“If you think the universe doesn’t speak to you, it’s probably because you haven’t been listening.” –Me I visited Merryhaven today. For those of you who’ve been following me for some time or those who have read the book, you … Continue reading

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The Smile Thief

“Here is a small fact: You are going to die.”  –Markus Zusak, the book thief “And not only will you die, before death comes, there are many who will come into your life and hurt you. Allow yourself to absorb … Continue reading

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The Love Thief

Today’s poem is part of my exploration of masks. Like the poems before, it has to do with not being able to believe what you see. Not all who wear masks do so to be duplicitous, sometimes it’s just a … Continue reading

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I’m Tired

I’m tired. Every part of me is tired. Life bares down hard on me while I struggle to get free. I’m tired of having to be so many different people, trying not to exist futilely in other people’s fantasies. I … Continue reading

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Sins of the Father

The sins of the father can never be paid up, as long as the shadows of yesterday continue to hunt today. The sons and daughters will always carry the burdens of the father’s past. While behind the veil of death … Continue reading

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Silence

Silence trickles between us like a bubbling brook over misshapen stones. I want to bottle them & carry our silences with me wherever I go. The silence tells the story of a love so easy, I can finally breathe & … Continue reading

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TKO

You can only fight for love so many times before it knocks you out, hits you between the eyes. That technical knock out Teddy P sang about. Love keeps knocking you down and you keep jumping right back up, sparring … Continue reading

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You Weren’t My First

I wish I could tell you that you were my first, but you weren’t. I can’t imagine what it would mean to you to know that you were the first, the first to promise me pleasure, then to deliver me … Continue reading

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