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Elegy

{for the trees}  . Forgive us our sins, this ripping of your skins, your purloined pulp our great white hope. You promise much in your alabaster space, force us to face our brightest fears; woo us with the wild delights … Continue reading

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butterscotch pockets

(for uncle don)  .. you held them there near your heart, those golden pieces of sun, where our tiny hungry hands could always reach.   .. A second offering for today’s NaPoWriMo.    

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Black Olives

(Elegy for Bridget)   .. In lieu of flowers (which die and die and die again) , we bring you salty ebony orbs in a proper crystal dish, even though nobody likes them ……………………………….but you.   .. NaPoWriMo, day 3.  … Continue reading

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sorrow-salted songs

..   we held your leaving in trembling hands, the quiet heartbeat of the clock which said we were still here, and you were not. we held your days with hungry hearts, the tinkling of your perfect laugh, the flutterings … Continue reading

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