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Mishmash

Eat not, you’ll never want for less. The next worst thing could be the best. Heed not and you will find the hidden. Spoil the rod, the child has bidden. Break some rules to mend the rest. Let the sun … Continue reading

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To be, or never was…

I don’t get it, I say aloud though no one’s in the room save the dog. He tilts his head and gives me that quizzical look that could mean so many things. Or nothing at all. Today I am impatient and … Continue reading

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Cycles: Winter

to flaunt it’s might and callous heart winter coils its heavy hand with whetted shards of tempered ice impales autumnal sleeping land in shocked surprise sap runs to ground bare limbs must hide in rooted place blending with gray-tinted skies … Continue reading

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“Rued” Awakening

You wake me in the morning and it’s always too early, as though I had only just found sleep and had just chosen my dream and then – boom! – here you are and there’s the light coming through the … Continue reading

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First Session

Sofa. Davenport. Divan. It could go by so many names, but in here — invariably — it’s a couch. “So… like this?” I ask, as I lie down. As if I’ve never reclined on a couch before and don’t know … Continue reading

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What Rhymes with NaPoWriMo?

For the past two Aprils I have participated in the A-to-Z writing challenge, where one writes 26 posts for the month, following an alphabetical theme of some sort. I had a wonderful idea for this year’s challenge but, alas, it … Continue reading

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