Tag Archives: dVerse

Invisible

You didn’t see me. You watched my reflection turn in a direction you chose not to see. You didn’t hear me. You thought I was sleeping. In fact, I was weeping. You chose not to hear. You didn’t touch me. … Continue reading

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Alone Time

Chules is sick today. I can hear his tummy roiling from across the room. He’s been in- and outside at least a dozen times since morning. When I let him out, he beelines to the side yard fence, and tries … Continue reading

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for all to see

Shed no tears; wear them. Shed not your humanity. Wear love on your sleeve. dVerse Poetics prompt: Shed

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Overload

“I can’t do this anymore!” The laptop stares at me from the kitchen table where I sit, defeated head fallen into helpless hands. It has stalked me from my work office to my home. Black and white pixels layer documents … Continue reading

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dog days of winter

The gravel path encircling the dog park is churned to mud. Wood chips, spread last season to fill in low spots, now form a waterlogged sponge underfoot. The sky, pale blue and cloudless, does not belie that we are in … Continue reading

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On Time

Who invented time? I mean, really… before there were calendars and watches and birthdays and scheduling apps and • b • u • l • l • e • t journals, who decided we need to slice and dice our … Continue reading

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A Toast to Childhood

“Cheers, everyone!” Glasses raise in salute. “Clink glasses!” a child calls. Same granddaughter who clapped and “yay”ed following a somber hymn at my dad’s funeral. That’s how her performances are received. I smile and bend down toward her happy face. … Continue reading

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