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Ship Shapes

To fit ships inside bottles is indeed very clever, but I would prefer that my bottles held rum. To ship boats in boxes – though no lofty endeavor – while sipping on rum could be fittingly fun. Moral: Drunk lips … Continue reading

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Picking Up the Pieces

Reluctantly I select one. Meaningless; set it down. Bored, I ponder others. These to the left; those up top. Angry, I’m seeing red. To the right with those. Puzzled, I look up. “It’s forming a picture.” “Yes,” smiles the therapist. … Continue reading

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that voice

Like an itch in my psyche, your insults taunt me. In truth, am I that abhorrent? Niggling accusations, crippling judgments, peripheral flashes of forgotten shame… That and more, you say. We’ve only scratched the surface. I really hate the sound … Continue reading

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Cobblestones

Along life’s path we cobble together experiences, lessons learned, loves lost and found. Some leave no stone unturned in their search for meaning. Others piece their stones together along an uneven trail, and do not mind when moss gathers to … Continue reading

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Dog Weather

Come outside, it’s raining! Damp tree scents tickle our noses; delicious, earthy chills. Raindrops splash in puddles. Watch them dance; taste the freshness. Hear the rain trickle through moss-furred branches overhead. Feel the wet soaking in. Then back inside to … Continue reading

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