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spitting at the sun

she’s too hot too handle, and so the boys take action, look up and fire away. …………gravity laughs.   .. Advertisements

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Past (Im)Perfect

{Gerund fun from 1991}   .. You: drinking unthinking cheating repeating breaking faking stealing unfeeling lying. Me: crying trying dying feeling reeling kneeling grieving believing , ……leaving.   ..   Poetic Asides April PAD Challenge, day 23.   

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(S)Lumber Parties for Dizzy-Daisy Princesses

See, here’s the thing:  the men -folk are all off engaging in the hum -drum dumb of war and snoozing laws. We prefer a (rebel-with-a-cause) preponderance of paws, and whip -cream shapes and declarations that go a-May-ing: National Peanut Butter … Continue reading

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forget me not

… pluck every petal if you must, and trust them to the breeze. but hold the stem at center near your heart, before you start again.   .. Poetic Asides April PAD Challenge, day 22. 

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Black Willow

.. What is it that we are? Me, I can define myself by the height of that black willow, watching over the pond since we were kids. We’ve etched our secret loves on her trunk, threaded her wilting limbs through … Continue reading

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Running with Scissors

{on the Dangers of Dying} .. We’d be lying if we told ourselves we didn’t want to cut these strings (apron, heart, fate); set fire to paper before we ever etch one word. We’ve heard Mr. Death’s got himself a … Continue reading

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Getting Gone

His fists. Her wrists. She wonders if the $304 secret -ed in the flour jar is enough, if it will get her far enough away to stop running. She’ll pawn the ring and finally call her mama, pack a suitcase … Continue reading

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