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Marionetta on a String, My Ode to Poe, National Poetry Day

Today is National Poetry Day.  My neighbor is a High SchoolEnglish teacher and told me. This morning I was reading works from my favorite author, Edgar Allen Poe. So, I decided to write a Poe-esk poem and re-write it in … Continue reading

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I HATE MS, A Poem from the heart!

I’m always amazed How quickly things change One day I’m up dancing The next day in bed Barely can walk Speaking a task Hobbling around Like a drunk with a flask What evil could cause Such a change And so … Continue reading

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Spring is Here…..What to do, what to do, what to do?

I realized today that Spring is almost here. This is a good season in my life.  i can go outside. I can do some physical activity, and breath. I am luckier than most people.  When I wake up in the … Continue reading

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Time to Face the Truth

Pantry is bare No money in sight Trying to muster The strength to survive Mortgage not paid Three months now I think How did we get here This really is bleak If I live in each moment As I’m told … 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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Who knew I was a Poet

I always loved to write. As a teen I wrote songs and short stories. As I got older I mostly kept journals. Fleeting and sporadic. But nonetheless there are some traces of my younger self in notebooks. I look at … 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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A Boy and His Sword, my 14 year old son

My son wrote this story when he was 12.  I edited it so it made a little more sense, but it’s all him. Clearly he was a fan of mythology and wizards.  I still love it. A Boy and His … Continue reading

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A Tree and Two Birds, Short Story by 14 year old son

A Tree and Two Birds  The tall, brown barked and green leafed tree stood motionless in its spot, and looked up wearily at the cold, windy, dark sky. The trees old and splintered leaves lay still on the spiky grass, … Continue reading

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Favorite Season, 14 year old son

Poem by my son. Favorite Season A season that I adore the most is the 12th month, of winter Because, unlike summer, you can’t get a melting splinter Cold is the weather during this light white fridge season Does summer, … Continue reading

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