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the Periodic Writer

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

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relationships

Redirect then Repeat

Camp is complete, but it still needs to strike a match that kindling feeds. Warm turns to burn, am I too close? Perhaps remained some unexposed? Wind swoops in and swallows smoke. Content until shivers take hold. It redirects rushed... Continue Reading →

Escaping Our Forecast

Faint rain paints a scene like an old movie screen. I stare in half expecting the lights to dim. So I sit, and watch scenes play out on a whim. I've been the star in shows played out times ago.... Continue Reading →

Own the Fall.

Why do you teeter between weakness and strength? Your worth is not defined by another's grace. The view on the way could feature a dream state, but the wake of the wind reveals risk of day. Never wait for the cliffs... Continue Reading →

Contradictions of Caring

Will you release me, dopamine? Can you tether me no longer? For the Cloud Nine times you bring are just promising reminders. You can fire the nerves with others. Like them, deny their void in you. Why not rather treat... Continue Reading →

Depth of Kindness (Haiku)

  Suddenly rain pooled. Raw mud hugged our shoes closer. We walked on, barefoot.   via Daily Prompt: Hospitality  

To Unmarked Memories

I affected, I know; from the ripples receding after it's poured, to smoke twists and turns of candle's embered burn. I affected, I know; from the lay in the covers after a night, to the hushed alarm sound, snoozed just this last time. I... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Balsam Beguiling

Mist greets my cheeks, spirit full in a body weak. In this moment of rebirth, I sink closer to the earth. Fine cuts nearly forgotten from familiar firs once lost in. But those little daggers damage, leaving scars that never vanish. Sunlight treats every inch the same,... Continue Reading →

Choosing Myself, For You…

I pleased you, so you would love me. I should have known then. It's but a cycle, set to repeat, only easier on the receiving end. How cruel to decide between loving and love! Is it possible to reject, spare us all from the above?... Continue Reading →

Love you Later

I write so past feelings don't deceive me.  I read them back later, so present feelings won't either. Think of you later, in time to wish to see a forgive between us. Fall familiar love, trusting it to deliver a pain you knew once. A... Continue Reading →

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