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Relativity

If I tell you I’m cold you’ll die laughing, for the temp is just above fifty. The nights drop down to the high twenties, and I shiver and shake like Santa’s belly. Thermals are my new day time friends, trapping … Continue reading

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The Gift

there are days when I yearn for silence no revving of motors or screeching of tires no planes lowering their landing gear as they begin their descent   no loud rap music vibrating my windows with its repetitive bass beats … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Lament

I spoke with your teacher today, And this is what she had to say: Please tell Billy I like him a lot But not when he licks each tiny spot Of food off his plate. It’s just plain gross.   … Continue reading

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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 other’s … Continue reading

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My Legacy

When I am gone what do I expect? Do I want people to miss me? You bet. But not for long. I want them to think fondly Of whatever good I might have done To recall interesting experiences we shared, … Continue reading

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Reliability

Am I reliable? I certainly hope so. If I say I’m going to do something, I do it unless something prevents me. I value reliability in others. People who blow with the wind Annoy me. When they invite me to … Continue reading

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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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