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Losing Grandma

I don’t remember Grandma’s death. The only flash of memory is a snippet of conversation, and a flash of grief and concern on Mom’s face. My most clear memory of Grandma: she would squeeze...

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One Step Forward, One Step Back

Silhouettes of our past Only moments behind us How do you break off The things that define you? I have memories And I have nightmares How can you decide The things to hold on...

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Start Smoking Now

Companions surrender ghostlike flesh Feeling Warmth Fading ember Breath Sculpted movement Exploring little cardboard minds Hard to find a heart as hardened – my bruiseless fingers reaching skyward Febrile hunger Clawing blind for air...

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Empty Thread

Stitches never end Up and down the endless thread Weaving an interrupted string Rushing to quiet a wish to sing Ceaselessly working Progress is gnawing Is the epic promise growing? Almost there, just a...

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Who Cares?

As often as I reach The stretching fades As much as I see Only what I can It disappears I open my inner eye To see the bellowing of light As loud my sound,...

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My First ‘Code Blue’

Short Story   ‘Code.’ I never knew his name, but for all I know, my face may have been the last he ever saw. The angst of his wife was obvious outside the room;...