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Feeling Proud

I have never been an arrogant person. For much of my life I’ve been shy, Backward Afraid to exude confidence. Pride does not come to me willfully. It sneaks up like a mouse in the night. It catches me unaware, … Continue reading

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First Love

He sat next to me in Kindergarten, A lovely, blond-haired boy With tons of freckles on his cheeks. His blue eyes sparkled When he spoke to me. I was so enthralled by him That I was speechless. Dumbfounded. Mute. But … Continue reading

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Cloud Watching

When I was young I spent hours lying on my back Staring at the clouds And wondering what they were. Sometimes a rabbit or cow. Maybe an old man or woman. Occasionally a car or truck. Most importantly, They represented … Continue reading

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The Ocean

I know that you are there, But I cannot see you. I hear the ever-changing pattern Of your waves pounding the shore, Over and over you crash against the sand, Breaking it into increasingly smaller pieces. You pull shells and … Continue reading

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Commitment

Commitment the story of a marriage is one of trials and tribulations forgiveness and letting go of errors made love and anger compromise and patience walking together through life sharing times good and bad most of all reveling in each … Continue reading

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Little Red Revisited

Little Red didst blithely skip in forest deep and dark. Forgetting all had been warned laughing as if on a lark.   She swung her basket to and fro not looking through her eyes, for dangers hidden in the trees … Continue reading

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Transformation

Dryer calls and dishwasher rumbles Television shouts incessant noise Old truck outside my window rumbles Little girls harass those bratty boys   Underneath all, streams a golden tune Music to relax my restless heart Causes me to shiver, shake, and … Continue reading

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