Monthly Archives: April 2016

Siren Call

I hear them calling me to leave this place and drive to town, To listen to their eager words and laughter, to hear the news Of who did what and when and to whom it was done and why. I … Continue reading

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Looking Back

On my way out this morning across the ridge and around the end of the world turn I looked in my rear view mirror and saw what I was leaving behind. It is not easy to keep going when I … Continue reading

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When One Leaves

The leaving is quick, easy: what remains behind, messy, unfinished, and raw.

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Just One

It’s only one, he says. just one that leads to another and another until at last there is no remembering of the one that started it all.

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Once

Once a heart was given once there was love and trust, unbidden once there was a lover and the past was forgiven but love was scorned, and trust broken and then there was nothing worth keeping and less worth the cost of remembering   … Continue reading

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Damage Control

She was damaged goods and he was there, not waiting but just there, friend of a friend. Big hand outstretched, His big heart caught hers, and broke her fall.

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Found Poem

From snatches of conversation overheard here and there Who could forget? It is so different now, You don’t know how it was. Town closed down at dark But we were awake and we were young and we ran until daylight, … Continue reading

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