Category Archives: Poetry

Wonder Woman & The Tin Man

The truth is I’ve been standing here on your doorstep forever Or at least a year Since last Halloween in fact I ring the doorbell peek through the curtains adjust the straps on my costume wishing I really was Wonder … Continue reading

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Archimedes’ Water Wings

Diving into deep blue sky on an October morning Splashing gloriously into fall Leaping without hesitation She ascribes to a variation of Archimedes’ Principle. Bouyancy in this life floats better when you are loved.

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Front Row

Leaving the theater soft rain falling marine air wafting, gliding. & front row seating to breathe in a little summer love

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Extra-Wide Heartosphere

The best part of my best friend’s leave is the coming home laughter at the start of day stories & love ending the day Life, lovely even in his absence, Coalesces perfectly the moment of re-entry into the seattlesphere an … Continue reading

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Quiet as a Pin Drop

Super slow motion as a feather drifting as molasses spreading And quiet as a pin drop as the libraries of our childhood Imperceptible no defining moment only that he loved her now as it seemed he always had

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Stepping out of Darkness

Guy in the office two doors down walked into the hall and asked, “Why is it so dark?” I considered a reply to mention the collective sadness over mudslides, lost airplanes, and exploding NYC buildings. Perhaps I should have backdated … Continue reading

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With Great Abandon, Anticipating the Moment of Becoming Unabandoned

You’ve abandoned me. Not in the ‘left without a word’ sort of abandonment & not the sayonara auf wiedersehen walking out the back door lost in translation, sort of abandonment This abandonment has nothing to do with your intent I … Continue reading

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Eggs

A multitude of eggs requiring a multitude of baskets that’s how you do it she whispered that’s how you heal a broken heart before it breaks

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A New Chapeau

Her daydreams tended toward all things Italian, Cinque Terre, the Almafi Coastline, Prada. He understood, loved her, & thought to top off daydreams & the dreamer with a beautiful new chapeau.

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Happy, But Missing a Glass Slipper

A friend mentioned that he spent New Year’s Eve at a bar on the east side and he asked if I had gone out. I gave the following description of my evening, “I put on that beautiful red party dress … Continue reading

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