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Echo

Off you g Click Clack Click Mrs. Whalen’s heels echo  down the long dark corridor of my mind   she is holding my hand too tight  walking too fast as I slip and slide beside her   earlier, I stood … Continue reading

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Before We Knew Her

Nanny leans     against a tree in 1929 posed in profile first hints of  life inside her ballooning her dress that falls just below the knee revealing dancer’s legs, though she’s not a dancer those legs caught papa’s eye those legs … Continue reading

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Solitude

There is an old trunk room on the playwright’s estate where I’m typing these lines just for you I’ve wandered the grounds ambled through the old barn read my fill in the library, quietly crammed ceiling to floor with dusty … Continue reading

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Avians of Mourning

The Irish writer, Samuel Beckett, said “All poetry is prayer,” and for me that rings very true. Continue reading

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The Second Coming

It was the ‘70s Professor Dumbleton stood at the front of the classroom reciting a poem from memory   His back to us chalk dust flying with passionate intensity as he spiraled the widening gyre across the board   Things … Continue reading

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Let There Be

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Nature Doesn’t Seem to Know or Care

The azaleas are in riotous bloom a profusion of pinks and reds their wind-driven petals scattered across the walkway to our front door a floral carpet no one will cross   Out back the roses are showing off their first … Continue reading

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Silent Night, Holy Night

Sleeping (the family)                                                                      José Clemente Orozco, … Continue reading

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Catching Air

her partner is a circus performer a fact that mesmerized my grandsons listening in the living room wishing for a trapeze to appear above the fireplace   he regaled them with stories of diving without a net and balancing babies … Continue reading

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