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Is It Over?

Is it over? Your eyes rarely find mine Across the table we’ve made Built through years of love And laughter And family Is it over Never a good morning Or good night Reluctant pecks on cheeks Distant pats on backs … Continue reading

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Hop Little Bird

Hop little bird Close to the edge Allow the claw to taste freedom Closer now Teetering on the edge She wills herself to jump Into a pool of uncertainty Lingering Clouded with doubt HOP LITTLE BIRD!!!! JUMP!! Not today She … Continue reading

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Flicker

Flicker The crisp air bites I stand huddled into my sweater I hear the familiar snap Snap…snap….snap Flicker I am the one with cupped eyes Anticipating a new life I am the one crawling through foul and putrid muck I … Continue reading

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Watching the Tube

Flipping through channels Boob tube Mother said I usually do it To relax before bed Tonight it had dawned On this bleary eyed girl That I really don’t need to know Everyone’s toils Who’s cheated Who’s singing Who’s dancing about … Continue reading

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The Gift of Knowing, Final Bidding

In the morn he woke quite quickly He avoided her and swiftly Left his home in which she slept The night before In her presence barely sleeping He remembered insane whispering And his blood was cold as ice As was … Continue reading

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Am I Hallucinating?

Am I hallucinating? I sit here watching the news and I am completely baffled. I am unquestionably stunned by today’s events in Boston. I live in Newtown, CT. It has been a little over 4 months since the shooting here … Continue reading

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When Mary said, “YES!” Annuciation of the Lord

I was thinking of the Annunciation, a Catholic celebration of when the Angel of the Lord came to Mary and told her of His wishes to bear and birth His son.  I was thinking about how it must have been … Continue reading

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Agony in the Garden, Lenten Reflection

There was an assignment at the retreat today to take a part of the Rosary and see how it is present in your life. I, obviously, wrote a poem. Agony in the Garden The tribulations I face Are but a … Continue reading

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When Pedestals Fall

Pedestals fall As I guess they all do Putting expectations On those close to you In moments it hits you That all that you thought Your importance to them How you’ve captured their heart Then a word, or a look … Continue reading

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Breathless

Today’s a day That’s been before I just can’t seem to breathe Exhalations dispel memories that linger unwelcoming Sneaking in on breezes And words that trigger grief Breath Remember to breath

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