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3 forms on luck

that copper taste in a disappointed mouth (a shadorma)  the stench of burnt birthday candle and lost wish,burned-out star that crashes before it’s caught. fireflies dead in jars.   falling stars (a triolet)  do they count themselves lucky, tooas they fall like fire from the sky? with their … Continue reading

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A Siren Siphons Her Song

(a Triolet)   . He wished farewell at salty shore, but she’s still waiting for the wave. All sound lost over Neptune’s roar, he wished farewell at salty shore. His hands are gestures, nothing more; her heart’s an ocean wanting … Continue reading

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This is Just to Say

(a triolet) .. Oh, love is not a summer’s day, for winter comes quite quickly. Yes, plums get bruised and roses fade. Oh, love is not a summer’s day. Huzzah, now let us count the ways, some things regretted thickly. … Continue reading

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Lemons

….. She’s making lemonade again but she’s almost out of ice. Though her knife is dull, patience sliced thin, she’s making lemonade again. It’s cold and sweet and spiced with sin. Clink your glasses, then gulp twice. She’s making lemonade … Continue reading

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