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Jan 30, 2018

On long drives we often pass through unexpected towns that are either abandoned or on the verge of abandonment. Here are some questions asked on one of those drives.

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who lived there

once

in dens of blue

     - and green?

 

oddities imagined

while passersby

unknowingly

were characters

in a theatre

unseen

 

damaged...


Jan 23, 2018

What goes through your head in the middle of the most intense workout? Do you quit, or keep going...

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worn hands

stuck stuck to ground

and feet

like temporary displacement

the calluses grow

and sting

from hanging on

like weathered memories

and permenent stains

it all seems imposible

at the worst moments

and then...


Jan 16, 2018

Some thoughts from one participant's perspective during the historic Women's March of 2017.

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i joined women and others 

marching

for progress

in a system

grown old

and tired

 

we hoped

marches

would no longer

be needed

 

still

we danced

on feet

for more things

than celebrated

 

it was heavy

and dancing became hard

as...


Jan 9, 2018

Take a journey through memory, into the woods, to a small cabin. Reflect on time once spent on a vacation with deep meaning.

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that very special place

it moved me

to gratitude

and patience.  

 

showing me another life

in the woods

in solitude.

 

smells

and satisfaction

came over

over days

and in my head

i wept

for the...


Jan 7, 2018

A poem about cold coffee and a reminder of the delights of this delicious drink.

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cold syrup

drips

tongue

cheek

mouth

throat

it coats teeth

taste buds

toffee

candy

cherry

liquorice

chocolate

plum

exotic

intoxicating

crop of farm

to cup

slow contemplation

early morning

routine

social adventure

better than tea.

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Sounds...