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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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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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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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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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A Brazen Act of Summer Love

Come play awhile leave your sadness for the afternoon the summer is young the sun kisses your face bare legs, bare feet, brave heart we will catch falling stars make wishes, dream & never sleep we will tame the wild … Continue reading

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Come and Kiss Me

kissing you it’s all I can think of sheets still a tangle all points of pleasure at high alert as if you were still riding beneath fast and slow powerful and sweet come and kiss me I can accomplish nothing … Continue reading

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Safe Passage, Not Sidewalk Art

You know that sad girl? the one that sometimes stops in to see you? she says she feels so small tells you she is irreparably broken says loneliness is erasing all trace of her she worries that soon she will … Continue reading

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