Daily Archives: April 23, 2016

Gaia’s Song

.. I long for you to love me, to hold my skin as sacred as your own. I ache for you to make me more than just the place you build your thrones. I wish for you to want me … Continue reading

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Sonnet for Swallowed Sorrow

All that glisters in not gold. – Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice   . Why dress myself in shadow, shade and haze as the sun glimmers through a broken sky? Why hold the moon aloft on tongue for days, just … Continue reading

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One Small Shard of Bard

Brevity is the soul of wit. – Shakespeare’s Hamlet   .. Doubt that the stars are fire, to be …..(or not) a battalion of sorrow (sling, arrow, sleep, death)? ……Words, words, words. Though this be madness, listen: smile ……..(and be … Continue reading

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You Can’t Buy Ruby Slippers at a Kansas Hardware Store

.. That was no ordinary twister, Mister, and Dorothy had a dream and now she’s on the hunt for just the right shade of crimson heels. Blue and white check and black MaryJanes are, at best, as country bumpkin as … Continue reading

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Spilled, Shod

This poem needs tiny shoes for each and every one of her iambic feet. She’s ’bout to hit the street and break dance her way across the c   o   n   c   r   e   t   e and play in the sprinklers. … Continue reading

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