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The View’s Awhile

We can try hiking until we find exactly where the sunrise will look best. But we will end up cold and standing on a tilting rock to get an almost perfect view. Maybe if we hop in an air balloon—but then that would lead to us freezing away while we chase a pretty skyline.

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Art

You can choose but one Nonpolitical space/art True, he fit his name

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Mochi Will Cry

(At the end of the 8 page dog boarding packet) In two (2) sentences only!!!!!! tell us about your dog: Hello I’m so sorry, but I have to warn you, you cannot raise your voice above a firm ‘calling to’ at my dog because if you do he will cry incessantly and it sounds so […]

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No Time To Think: A Princess Charming Adventure

If love is a hotel… And my love is on the top floor… What gets me in the door? To the front desk? On the elevator? With a key to the top floor? (Of course that floor is locked and guarded by fearsome goons.) To the same room on the top floor? And into his […]

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Alone In My Mind

With clanging whirlwinds Still meditating—no breath— My own voice unheard

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Lake Michigan Winter Date

Crystal ice like shells Once we fall through, won’t we freeze? Scurry back laughing

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Writer Who Does Not

Writer who does not: Separate island, stale wind No thought, words, sound, life…

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The Starting Over

I stir the cream into my coffee. The sky is lit with the moon and it keeps me awake enough to race with my thoughts. “Compatible,” I think. I keep getting hit with this word when I least want to hear it. When I make a play for permanence, the other party starts their doubts. […]

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In-Patients

Knock, hinges, then light Gentle, cold touch as bill mounts “like to go home please…”

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Fitting Ghost

I knew you were true so I boiled inside just looking at you.Content believing anything outside an adulterer was a solid significant other. Though, while you were here, I was so so sad, finding myself trailing the house like a sleepwalking phantom. Too exhausted to remember not to be found where I ought not. You […]

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02.18.22

Yip, yip!… yapping too… Both good and evil doled out. This can of worms I…

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Love Then Lost

All the while we snooze Sorrow billows, tears…. pillows ‘Tis better to have…

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Short Story (Quick Read)

Oh wait… just how short? Very funny. Real quick read. Back to tasks at hand…

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This A.M.

Clouds move, but don’t pass Clung to me with “I need you” Darkened day and night

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Untitled 02

Head turned, frostbitten. Watching? I hadn’t noticed. Melt before serving.

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Junior Joseph

Mother from Ukraine Father from proud land Haiti Fight and cold always

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So

So what’s the point, then? You want me right? So why fight? That’s half the fun, huh?

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Taken From Us Again, Time

Back to square root one I am so sorry again I am filthy rags

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A Vow, Maintained

She told her father But he couldn’t disannul. Head hung, she went on.

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Forget it

In a rush please move I had somewhere to be but Now there’s no point left