Category Archives: Poetry

Loneliness

When you see that person Nicely dressed Put together Smiling Think twice Maybe that person is a pure façade a shell a person hiding a disease hiding heartache hiding an addiction, disability, or a mental illness dealing with family issues … Continue reading

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The heat

A poem… The Heat It seethes; it emanates from the pores of the bricks and concrete and wafts upward, warming an already warm body. The sun is bright and the skies are blue and the day looks lucky and hopeful. … Continue reading

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Moderna #2, a poem

COVID-19 has taunted us for months. Willfully, the Caligula-like viral enemy attacked and frightened the entire world. Huddled were we, fearful of going into places where we would encounter people. Where was it lurking? Could we pick it up from … Continue reading

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The Rocking Horse, a poem

The rocking horse The rocking horse was loved like the Velveteen Rabbit. Loved by three little boys who became men. With time, the rocking horse was relegated to living under the house in the crawlspace. Most often it was dark … Continue reading

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Elusive

Elusive You peek out from behind and shout, « I’m back! » …but you are not! You arrive five minutes after an intense moment of movement and seemingly angry reactions from the gods. You always surprise. You arrive in a flash, you … Continue reading

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