Monthly Archives: September 2011

Overjoyed: A Sestina

Look for a passion to give your heart its drive. Perhaps its in the newspaper, hiding in the words Or the photo of the flooding at the underpass. Perhaps there’s a memory that brings to mind. Or the fear in … Continue reading

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Stretching

Your friendship was a bungee chord, Yanking me back form certain death. Doctors used you to drag Me back up to the bridge of mental health. Now, everyday I wake up and check If you are still tied to my … Continue reading

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Natural Hope: A Sonnet

I will tell you right now, my someday son, Your grandfather was my Earth’s heated core. And so that now his life has come undone I’m cold and come apart more than before. Your grandmother is my Earth’s fertile soil … Continue reading

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Fading

I have crashed into love with the city of Galway Much in the same way that I fell in love with you. It wasn’t quick and romantic with its heart for the taking But painful, challenging, and rough. It was … Continue reading

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