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Lessons in Taking

I remember as a little girl I overfed the gold fish. It died. I was heartbroken because I did not know what I had done wrong. I thought I must go on giving endlessly. Growing up, I had to relearn … Continue reading

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The Gift of Unanswered Prayers

Pale amber sunlight lengthens its shadows across a day that seems more autumnal than wintry. There is something incredibly sad when dried up leaves carpet the ground and the trees stand bare, stripped off all shades of dignity. I feel … Continue reading

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Will You Be My Valentine?

I give you little choice today, my darling Valentine Except to make do with what I choose to opine. My carefree smiles and ten earrings Refuse today to delight your yearnings. Rather, my famed big teeth and elephant-like ears Have … Continue reading

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An Unknown Dusk

Flecks of a dusk unknown Fall on a wounded afternoon. The din of a couple’s fight, next door Breaks the calm of my floor. Fear and happiness both persist, It’s hard to break a lifetime’s habit. When one has decided … Continue reading

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A Monday Morning Quarterback

Watching the grey dawn break, Slow, and half-opaque. Wondering if sunshine lies ahead, Grimacing, I pull myself out of bed. Another week flew by with impatient haste. Trying my patience, and, chiding me to be chaste. So much to do, … Continue reading

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