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flip me crazy

like a page, ………………………………..like an empty box rage, ………………….like a (rib)cage -d bird, singing.       .. twiglet #72, with somethin’ me n Shawna said.   

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this was not necessarily the thing I wanted, but that thing flew away

.. i do know why the caged bird sings; i also know why they cage the bird. these pondered, wander -wondered words, these pieces of my poem -heart, these winged things, they plot their escape from the moment they’re breathed. … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking through Slivers

.. Caught in his claws, she can’t get (Out,) free, can’t see the light beyond the bars. Out (damn’d spot, I say!) of her mind, she counts (one; two:) her blessings, few, her sorrows full. He has tainted her with … Continue reading

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Caged Bird

… She of feathers. She of song. She of longing and hope perched deep. She of unquiet sleep and azure dreams. She of distant shores and shadowed bars. She of want and wandered things. She stands. Stills, …………………………………….sings.   .. … Continue reading

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Uncaged (for Maya)

A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. -Maya Angelou   … If you feel like singing, don’t let anyone ask why. Love, when you find your song, just let it …. … Continue reading

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