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Hope Spreads Wings

Life and death balance on a tenuous thread— the start and the end of things, the start and end of every moment. Birth sparks and hope spreads wings. Each moment by moment breath of life steadies itself on a mix … Continue reading

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Spent

Withered, wafer thin, and worn—palliative, it would seem. And all your glories seem forgotten in the pressing now, and you lean a little more, and you breathe a little harder, and you respond less as the mind fails and the … Continue reading

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On Trinkets and Treasure

And we collect trinkets our whole lives, this’s and that’s—so much useless stuff, scraps of memory designed to hold the moment now long gone, and it doesn’t matter in the end, when others sift through the detritus of a life, … Continue reading

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Spent– Too Much

  I think too much. My wonder causes me to wander to rocky, unsettled paths where questions grow like weeds, poking holes in my confidence, crowding out joy.   I stink too much. This old, carnal rag I drag around, … Continue reading

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Spent Haiku (#3)

Beauty in the spent, but I must ask if time will be as kind to me. Spent  Spent #2

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Spent #2

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Spent

A lighter grip on what seemed so sure–slipping away. Spent feels like loss. Life and beauty leaked out the crevasses of studies and babies and music and travel and loving and words and words and words. Youth wants so much–wants, … Continue reading

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