Category Archives: Poems

Ode to Becca on Her Birthday

I have a friend quite gifted with words Written and erased, Yet etched in my mind Her way of finding the thing, the fact, the part That really matters Is a gift to us all Though she often doesn’t see … Continue reading

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Trust

I don’t feel it but I’m gonna go on faith

Trusting today when my eyes can’t see

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The Man She Married

She eyes this man A bloated and breathless wretch Thankfully, this wasn’t the man that she married No, her vows had been made To someone straight, tall and young On that better day so long ago Yet what had she … Continue reading

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Little Girl Lost

How did she forget who she was made to be The secret DNA of a person somehow lost in all the clutter of living Hidden by personas added to appease Additions that never quite achieve Only diluting the core of … Continue reading

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Ode to My Aching Bones

 Oh, how I wish I could tell you how tired I am But you might feel the same way too Then there would be no need to explain it to you This aching in my bones says I have to … Continue reading

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Ode to Hutchmoot Registration Selling Out in Seven Minutes

They stood in line of the virtual sort Waiting for tickets with all their cohorts They spoke of story and art and song And friendship and food all day long By nightfall they were ready Credit cards in hand Hitting … Continue reading

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Ode to Being Too Loud

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Ode to the Unspoken

The page sits blank Unchanging Blink Blink Blink Goes the cursor My heart pounds The words trapped inside Long to come out So much to say So hard to say it Even my mouth seems closed tightly Thought that never … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be

  I’d rather be gorgeous and slender Stately and demure I’d rather be a vixen And well liked, to be sure   I’d rather be quick with the wit Calm and quite collected I’d rather be accomplished And oh, so … Continue reading

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The Future

                  The future appears quite clear once it has become the past But before the details crisply emerge They swirl in a murky fog Fear has a grip on me Tightening its … Continue reading

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