Archive for February, 2012

Feb 29 2012

DAMAGED GOODS

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DAMAGED GOODS I don’t believe we’re able to ever get over or banish our traumas to the unblemished place of who we might have been if only… Life has damaged most people one way or another. Nevertheless healing can happen. And around the harsh stones of our suffering, we can create unique and beautiful pearls… [...]

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Feb 28 2012

THAT BE TWAIN BE ONE

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THAT BE TWAIN BE ONE Peace spins its honey gold cocoon…. Round our jagged weapon words…. Of offense…. Defense…. In its soothing cradle we embrace…. Beyond sex…. Beyond self…. Until the tight-dark nightmare fist…. Relaxes open…. The rose shares its fragrance like a song…. And we can dance…. Beyond red heart-shaped boxes…. Dance down all [...]

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Feb 25 2012

JAZZ AND

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JAZZ AND Some……….. Some notes……. Some base notes bleed through the rend……. Some don’t… Some base notes……….. Some bright notes….. Was dancing through the yellow…. Dream and up climbing….. Up wanting…. A new in be……… Between……… Waiting rests arrested……… In the dark soup….. Song fish…… Sometimes only visible……. In the night sea by their own [...]

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Feb 24 2012

DARE

DARE When my children were still in school, there was much talk about the “Dare Program,” which had begun to be introduced in the elementary schools. The program’s purpose was to give children life skills that would to help them avoid involvement with alcohol and drugs. “DAUGHTERS BE STRONG,” is one of my few rhyming [...]

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Feb 21 2012

THE DEAD ROSE

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THE DEAD ROSE Unfurled brittle petals fall… Color darkened to maroon… Her heady fragrance… Rich and deep remains… Rapped round… My night-cloaked room…

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Feb 17 2012

Numerology

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My friend Lucianna has been looking into business names for her business. So, the two of us have been spending a lot of time trying out various names. This morning, she told me she’d found a numerology website wherein one could enter a potential name and then find out if it was a “good or [...]

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Feb 14 2012

41st ANNIVERSARY POEM For My Love

41st ANNIVERSARY POEM For My Love… After forty-one years… With not many left… Each moment together… An anniversary… The Anniversary of Good Night Kisses… Morning Kisses… Warm Embraces…. Anniversary of Hugs…. Of My Head On Your Shoulder… Anniversary of Making Meals… Washing Dishes… Discussing Philosophy… World events… Our children… Anniversary of I HATE YOU… The [...]

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Feb 10 2012

ADOPTEE RIGHTS

Seeing the California Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Gay rights to marry, made me wonder when those of us who were adopted will be granted the same rights every other US citizen has… to know their roots. Those of us who were given up for adoption and were adopted by agencies who practiced, “Closed adoptions,” [...]

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Feb 09 2012

LOVE IS A CHOICE

Love is not only an emotion. It’s not merely a warm fuzzy feeling of goodness you fall into, as much of our popular culture would have us believe. It isn’t a lake or even an armchair we can move where ever we want, even abuse yet still relax into. Love is not a noun, a [...]

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Feb 09 2012

MARRiAGE

Love… A rose… An offering and receiving… A free fall… A leap of faith… With strings attached… A garden… A feast… An egg… An onion… Milk of human kindness… Passion and… Compassion… An endangered species… A design for living… An Art.

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