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I am in deep, self-imposed isolation as that’s what sad moods require from me. Don’t worry. It’s not about you. I’m just a little unreachable for awhile. I’ll send you postcards from the edge & sign my autograph in the … Continue reading

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Coalescense

God save me But I am missing you Seems I’ve fallen, irrevocably, in love with you Aroused by the preponderance of everything intellectual, sensual, philosophical With you I live I breathe I believe With you coalescence is more than a … Continue reading

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Quiet Confidence

He leaned in close taking her hand whispering about quiet confidence squeezing his fingers, nodding, lodging herself solidly within that space under his left arm leaning far in, as close to his heart as possible Quiet confidence? Yes, certainly. She … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Gorgeous!

Happy Birthday Gorgeous! A quick note, royal blue marking pen left just where she sits for morning coffee   Marking pens, an affectionate sentiment a gift, carefully considered, not yet wrapped Candles, delicate paper umbrellas opening acts for celebrating my … Continue reading

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Quiet Confidence

He leaned in close taking her hand whispering about quiet confidence squeezing his fingers, nodding, lodging herself solidly within that space under his left arm leaning far in, as close to his heart as possible Quiet confidence? Yes, certainly She … Continue reading

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Boise

Philosophically I knowI should be happyJust knowing you are orbiting out there 405 miles or sofrom where I love you In a generous moodI knowI should be altruisticHappy to share your awesomenesswith the world at large 405 miles or sofrom where I … Continue reading

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Lost & Found

This hole in my heart? a small leak Not life threatening yet ever-present a lump in my throat a sense that something vital is missing That I’ve lost something That I’ll never be found The tear developed slowly starting in … Continue reading

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Love Without Laundry

The man asked, “What is it that you want?” She boldly answered, “love.” He shrugged, looked away & replied, “I won’t marry again. I like living on my own.” She understood his confusion regarding love & domestic duty so she … Continue reading

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Mollusks & Sea Walls, a Love Story (sort of)

Audaciousimpudentimpertinentthrowing herselfat this salty wallforming a fierce attachmentwithout so much as an invitation The sea wallmight have been flatteredsuch a pretty, charming molluskbut he barely knew herhe wasn’t in the marketwith more pressing concernsa shoreline to protect20,000 Leagues to managesand … Continue reading

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Safety Belt, Hard Hat, a Kiss: Whatever It Takes

my dear friendyou’ve been reading her memoirthe ramblings of an angry womanwounded well before you met herscarred beyond a reasonable doubtwhile still a child yet, in a revisionist, vitriolic, renderingit seems you are to blame,you are the traitor she needs … Continue reading

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