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I stole all of the words, but the thoughts are original.

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January 2017

An Arrangement Repurposed

"I outgrew another relationship and all I got was this lousy flower vase." Not all relationships last, but we are often left with remnants of our failed forgings.  Whether through birthday cards or photos or pebbles you swiped from that beach while on vacation, we are surrounded by... Continue Reading →

It Came to Me…In a Dream…

To help explain my love of poetry, I'll open with the first poem I've ever written.  I couldn't tell you when exactly I wrote it (at least 10-12 years ago) and I've clipped most of it because, well, it's pretty rough, but... Continue Reading →

Portrayal

In the relentless pursuit of purpose, we'll forever come up wanting. Unrealistic portrayals of making it, is but a mere skim of the surface. All look good from a long distance. That's why pictures replace memories, Why your wants overcome my... Continue Reading →

Friendship,Loyalty,Love: In that Order.

My Claddagh ring lost its charm the other day.  Literally.  But while browsing the latest "hello, I'm single" jewelry selection to adorn my now naked finger, I had to take a second to appreciate the symbolism.  Even my ring was... Continue Reading →

Bottled Up.

Words wrapped safely away, plucked and powerless in their new space   Bobbing beyond the crashing waves Just in time to this unknown place   Their weight grows heavy against the glass, It tries to hold, support their mass   Not a chance of victory for this vessel Did it know it could fail, before it fell?   […]

Share Your World – 1/16/17

Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? Both, actually.  Sometimes seeing the clutter bugs me, so if I haven’t already plopped down onto the bed, I’ll close them. Do you take the shampoos and conditioner bottles from... Continue Reading →

Hung Up On, hanging on

Alone among the dial tone. Breathless, taken by the moment passed So much, then again nothing so fast. Time for the dissection, oh where, oh where do we begin? Hello, goodbye--how again did I leave it? Burned in my brain, but only how... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – 1/9/17

If you lost a bet and had to dye your hair a color of the rainbow for a week, what color would it be?    Well, half of my head is already blue, so I think the loss of a... Continue Reading →

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