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Crying Over Boys

I’m down to just one thing, and I’m starting to scare myself… – Something I Can Never Have, Nine Inch Nails   … We’re on our way to Mexico. No, I’m not kidding. And yes, we’re a cliché. And there’s … Continue reading

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Fear Knots

I will show you fear in a handful of dust. – T.S. Eliot Fear not, for behold… – Luke 2:10 .. Not enough. Not enough. Not enough. Her heart thumps the words again and again to the tune of the … Continue reading

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Grace

.. We say it quietly – a low, large hum. We breathe it in, looking around this overcrowded table. Prime rib and turkey and mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes and green beans and orange fluff. We laugh ourselves loose and … Continue reading

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The Intricate Fallings of Everyday Love

There’s a smattering of blue-stain on the sky again, and You’re You again and I’m new again. We look up and the clouds have changed again and even breathing feels different. Fall is falling and my heart is calling out … Continue reading

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Mujo (WabiSabi Spill)

.. Summer Fall Winter Spring. We watch them pass in the slightly seasonless tones of desert life, watch these kids grow from tiny tyrants into baby mooses, all legs and attitude. We try to give them roots and wings. We … Continue reading

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1993

… We’re lying on our backs again, staring up at shards of sky. We know the names…Andromeda…Cassiopeia…the Ursas…but we have no idea what or who is where. I think I have found Draco, but then, I am always seeing dragons, … Continue reading

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Us, to the 10th power

A decade of days falls soft behind us, a mere blink of an eye and the building of a quiet life. The coast calls, and we fling babies to Grammy’s house and responsibilities to the wind, and follow that west-blown … Continue reading

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