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Without You

  You are my everything: Husband, friend, strongest supporter. You smile when I walk by, Cheer me on when I sing Encourage me to write Without ever reading a word I’ve written.   Without you I would be just a … Continue reading

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The Shadows

  I stand in the shadows Allowing the darkness To obscure my form. Feeling invisible In a world that demands Constant visibility. I am a deviant in this regard.   Hiding has become second-nature. Years of skulking about Formulate my … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Memories

  I was afraid of you from the very beginning. As far back as I can remember, I cannot recall A single incident in which you held me in your arms, Consoled me when I was sad, Comforted me when … Continue reading

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Fearful Memories

She came to her mother in the night smelling of sweat, fear and sour breath with hair tangled into miserable knots crying about the monsters plaguing her dreams which resembled all too closely the boys who teased her mercilessly at … Continue reading

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If I Saw a Werewolf

I saw a werewolf dancing a jig He jumped, he spun, he shifted his wig With twinkling toes and red-sparkling nails His laughter echoed through hills and vales   His grin, his teeth, incredibly big A handsome werewolf dancing a … Continue reading

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God Gave Me You

God gave me you When I needed you the most. You came to me like a miracle Stepping out of the haze into A light of your own Hewn from love, from a family That embraces strangers And accepts them … Continue reading

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Tumult

Words spew forth like a waterfall A frenetic jumble of phrases That slowly meld together Forming cognizant thoughts At times, soft and comforting At others, cannonballs capable of destruction Annihilating warships Armies wielding sharp swords in response. But I am … Continue reading

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