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the Periodic Writer

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

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relationships

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 →

Innocent Until…

We are all unsuspecting victims of those with whom we surround ourselves. While we become forever changed, they walk freely at ease. But undoubtedly, we are the guilty party in another's transformative story.

Brilliant Collapse

When you think of night, do you see its time? Radiated energy surrounding to sustain and remain for you, gifting another moment to perceive skylines. When I think of stars closest me that shine and their brilliant nature we gaze upon, watching light... Continue Reading →

Learning you after Leaving me.

Nudged the bridge up a bit to meet you, speckled smudges capturing light in the view.   I made the first move, that part is true. But you caught me in another lens, didn't you?   It seemed urgent to know you, in... Continue Reading →

Two Ships.

She wanted him to love her more. He wanted her to love him less. In a flash yet furious test, neither made love worth fighting for.

As Simple as…

Actions blurred by words, a sea of phrases erase the worst cases.   But your ocean of "always" is sinking buoys built to weather wishful thinking.   Confusion leads to a storming out, collapsing whatever this was all about.   Daily... Continue Reading →

Beauty Born in a Blaze

I have been the ice, surrendering to sculptors. Enduring chips away, remindful marks left forever.   Shapeless sheen, no curve or edging off-limits, Eager child, trusting every word off those lips.   Unable to recognize the reflection I now have, instead shift focus to the accepting... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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