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storm fairy

… so, listen: you’re either well -weathered wit(her), or you’re not. if you’ve caught her ……..(net, pocket, palm) you know the moment -airy calm she brings be fore. her satin ribbon hair’s a syllabic squall wibble-wobbly woven through this sky. … Continue reading

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Sole

“At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.” ― Paulo Coelho   .. I’ve never lost a glass slipper, but I have learned to let my hair down. … Continue reading

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Tiny Beasties

… She’s got a pea-sized trouble stuck in her craw, a bee ………………………..in her bonnet and a con -science that just ………………won’t quit. She is still waiting ………………….on her wings. No one told her ……these things (butterflies, June bugs, fairies) … Continue reading

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Kissing Frogs

Artist: Charles Burchfield   ………………………………..Consider the lily pad, mad in its moonly spill, filled with reflection and promise. Consider ………….the crane, deigning to touch down to earth when sky beckons. Con ……………………-sider the creature of habit: beating heart, rib ……………-biting … Continue reading

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In Her Hollow

….. See that forest, and those trees surrounding? They’re drowning in their own un -sea. Magic her a tiny cottage with no wailings, a trail of breadcrumbs she can bake into something with a thicker crust. Pull the ivy closer, … Continue reading

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Spin

Counter -clockwise is best, against the grain, across axis and all the other false-drawn lines in between. Put on your best blush -colored shades (future’s so bright you gotta), and your Cheshire Cat grin. Drink deep of joy, Love. You’re … Continue reading

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Rapunzel

…. Life can be a let down, girl,        ……(hair, dreams, all) no matter how tall your tower. Don’t offer yourself as a ladder to any man just because he calls, until he’s braided his own story through your strands. You’re … Continue reading

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