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Night Haiku

be serene and listen there is truth somewhere out there it is all you need.= Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

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It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

We ate at the church soup kitchen Remembering the last time the family had gathered for a three-course meal We went back to the mobile home On the grounds of the house we had had to rent out All of … Continue reading

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Six-Word Memoirs and Other Short Items

I’ve seen these around, and I’d like to try one. Filled with fear, I love much. Today’s Daily Poem to act justly   to treat fairly or adequately   to show due appreciation for   to acquit in a way … Continue reading

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Acrostics

Heart opens Birds tweet Sweeter than the radio No barrier Creativity We Are the Stories We Tell and the Stories We Don’t Tell.–My Husband’s Sweethearts, Bridget Asher s Asher, Bridget (2008-08-19). My Husband’s Sweethearts (p. 225). Random House Publishing Group. … Continue reading

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Brand New Key

Today’s prompt is about roller skates, and since Jimmy Fallon just did “Brand New Key” so epically, i needed to post this video. (You’ll get to see Melissa McCarthy do her thing too.) Watch Jimmy while he’s lipsyncing–his gestures are … Continue reading

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I Remember…

I remember how much I loved books I remember walking around the library I remember stacks of books that I carried home I remember carrying them back to their home I remember the first time I went in a bookstore … Continue reading

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I Am a Purple Zebra

I could have been a yellow elephant; I could have been a red zombie Eating brains from everyone I saw; I could have been all kinds of things If it weren’t for one problem– I am a purple zebra.   … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of Love

She divided her life in half She wanted to multiply her joys and subtract her sorrows Leaving the answers no amount of logic will explain. The equation is love + faith = me. If logic means anything to the world, … Continue reading

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Sitting and Waiting

You don’t just think about bad things. You ignore all the wires and paraphernalia And focus on the part of your loved one Still present in the midst of all the pain.   You don’t worry about the anger and … Continue reading

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Gambling

We met in a world Where everything is a gamble. Not Las Vegas, but online dating. You had a daughter and family That were part of your package I traveled to meet you, not telling anyone what I was doing … Continue reading

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