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O is for Orphan

It seems that the sea is home after all. I labored on the churning brine since boyhood, hauling in the bulging nets, scraping my hands on the antiquated equipment, lulled to sleep by the...

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Raindrop Thoughts

Poem Yesterday I was feeling lost and troubled Anxiety bubbling, insecurity doubled I didn’t believe in my own abundance That all my strengths had no substance But something changed my confidence And made me...

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The Wanted Ad

Short Story   Ring, ring, ring. “Hello.” “Howdy.” “Hi there, I’am calling about your wanted ad, I saw in the paper.” “Oh yes Hi, I do currently have an ad in the classifieds at...

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A Lament for Margot

There was not one second, not one tiny sliver of a moment when I didn’t think you were beautiful. You, among the trims of taffeta, the trails of incandescent pearls. You, standing in the...

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Thanksgiving Bird

Poem   A small bird sat on a bony twig All alone, heavy-hearted. The winter wind ruffled his feathers His berry-black eye cried a homesick tear. Missing his nest-bound days, Missing the berries and...

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Other Tuesdays

Other Tuesdays were not as bleak The trees held more leaves Nature’s warmth still held us close As the fall winds called for change Other Tuesdays were better off spent There were cobblestone streets...