Category: Poem

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Such Monotony

Another day.   Students to nudge to work or be silent, while others teach. While I remain voiceless…   Another day.   IEPs to write. The implications of the difference to face. Between where...

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Love

Poem   Dear heart, You ache, you ache. Why are you so scared to break? When love is all you need in your day, why are you so afraid? Blessed be that soul surrounded...

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Dearest

Poem   Remind me not that we are far apart my love Instead embrace the distance as the closeness Lend the idea of your body to mine as words to paper Sparrows to song...

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Avian Antics

A red-breasted robin leaps onto a high, thin branch on the apple tree. Branch and bird swing up and down three times. Then it flies. A nearby maple tree’s high branch swings up and...

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Gastronomic Insomnia

Full, from dinner. Spicy beef and rice with black beans repeat. The last traces of tequila complete their work. I keep drinking water. No matter how bloated I feel. Or how sleepy. windchime rises,...

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Who Cares

Poem   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...

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Belong To

Poem No, I’m not yours, I belong to the Sky, my home is the sea, the wind is my brother, and I talk to the stars, they know how I am, never force me...

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Sick

I thought I’d get sick of people Assumed I would eventually just drown in A pool of my own pretention and irritability. But it never came around. It surfaces at times, a jet-black jewel...