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cinnamon toast and lavender tea

… we brown and brew, sprinkle and steep, keep secrets in spoons and abandoned crusts. we trust a pinch of sugar to sweeten and fill; worry not about the spill. …. quickly prompted  

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Chamber of Secrets

“My heart is not here” – Sir Walter Scott … Have you seen her? I sent her out for a long stroll along this indigo sea, and she has not yet come back ………….to me. Perhaps she stopped ……for a … Continue reading

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Harry Wants a Heffalump

… (he’s feeling a little woozy) He’s in a nonstop writing slump, and this one is a doozy. Harry wants a heffalump, not a ferret nor a frog. He’s had it with cat-astrophes and can’t get his dog to blog. … Continue reading

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Hobbies

…. We’ve left our stamps and coins and dead butterfly wings by the side of the road ………………..for dead. We’ve no more room for pages and pages and pages of scraps, framed and frozen moments …………………..spent. We’re bent and broken … Continue reading

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Vigil for Winter

.. “Must I hold a candle to my shames?”  – The Merchant of Venice   … These stars are Roman candles to my scars, splitting this sky wide open with lust -er. My crippled hands are crocuses, poking up through … Continue reading

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The Feasibility of Flight, and other Fragile Things

“What is reasonable is real” – Hegel … They say she’s the real deal. But she’s an un -reasonable soul, really, attempting to cultivate con …….-tent ……………-ment amidst all this crazy sway. She’s seeking some softer -er sound than silence, … Continue reading

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New Math

… 12+12=24 Still. Right? Unless you’re referring to a baker’s dozen, or one of them is one of those sneaky integers. And then, of course, there’s the question why? And the breaking down of each into its lowest common de … Continue reading

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Four and Twenty

“Apple of My Eye,” by Andrea Kowch They ain’t like crows, you know, with murder …………………….on their mind. But there ain’t nothin’ dainty ’bout ’em, neither, ……………….clusterin’ in that giant cloud, ……………………………all eyes on my pies. Apples have gone ……………….a … Continue reading

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Bam!

.. And just like that, the door slams. Right on cue, a window opens, but it’s all shim(mer) sham(bled) and flim(sy) flam(e). .. .. Quickly prompted.  

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Round Table is a Pizza Place Now

. (Just google it, and see): Camelot is dead. Chivalry, too, or mostly – squared off by the sharp corners of time. Too many daze and knights and nights spent under dark blankets of want -ing stars. Some days, you’ve … Continue reading

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