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What is Advent?

What is Advent? I have been a Roman Catholic my entire life. I am now 42 and just learned what Advent is. As a child, I saw the colored candles in church, noticed the priests wore different colored vestments (robes) … 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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Today was a Lemon

Today was a Lemon I was given a lemon today So it seems All that surround me make my face squint and squeeze Their words are demeaning Their gazes not caring I don’t even want to see What they are wearing … Continue reading

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Dangling Toilet Paper Roll, A Poem of Love

There once was a couple whose love was so trueNever a judgement or discouraging viewWorking together, day in and day outNo need for dispute, not even a shout Then one day while Momma was in the bathroomHer eyes fell on … Continue reading

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I Want More, a poem

I Want More I want More You have Abundance I want More You have Shelter I want More You have Food I want More You have Love I want More You have Me I want More Find it Somewhere Else

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I Have Been Clipped, poem

I have MS.  This is how I feel living with MS. I Have Been Clipped I am HawkTrappedGarden of uncertainty Caged Bird of prey Desperate Invisible constraints Hinders soaringStifled flight Wings clipped Taunted Fly high birdReach the stars birdHit the mark … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall

I stand in my room looking into the mirror Not the short mirror where I can only see my upper self The LONG one where I can see all of myself So many words go through my mind Fat, old, … 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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The Gift of Knowing, Part 7

Time was of the essence She would now bestow her presence On her beloved waiting anxiously Slowly first, then quickly Making haste as she was needed Her heart beating As a moment longer Would cause it to burst Running till … Continue reading

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The Gift of Knowing, Part 6

My work this eve was done As I served and saved my love From the mistress who was spawned from hell, now gone Eagerly I spy as my beloved see’s with pride The lengths that one would go to save … Continue reading

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