Category Archives: Poetry

Elation

The depth she’d found inside made her all the more alive. Elation. It burst forth from every pore, promising there was more, for no matter what they said outside she’d not die before her time. She smiled and skip past … Continue reading

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Searching for Wonder

It was there never seen, existing on the whisper of a thought, nonsensical to those lacking vision, her vision, her mind’s eye touching the impossible, allowing her inside. Magic was the irrational possible, imagination’s creation expanding, a thriving otherworld she … Continue reading

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At Home with the Ghouls

Her house was haunted bliss after she opened the doors and invited the apparitions in. She treasured burials at night when faces disappeared only to return as ghostly white. Oh how she loved Puppy howling at the moon and Kitty … Continue reading

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Within the Present Self

She’d spent years searching for answers, seeking an invisible guide, her outstretched hand waiting. That hand remained empty until she clasped it with the other, discovering then that self-reliance existed between those hands. Her open eyes found inner strength, saw … Continue reading

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One by One

Her journey, taken alone, the haters screaming, others deserting, condemning, threatening, those promising support fading away, each one blinking out one by one. Maybe, just maybe, the fear was a blessing in fisted disguise, a caution, warning, inspiration to escape … Continue reading

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Her Unseen Steps

Emerging from abusive nothingness, fathoming her unfathomable return, she longed for a path, a plan, and possibilities too fantastic to discern. She grasped truth with understanding, carried her lessons learned, found forgiveness, discovered tenderness, and embraced diversity’s worth. Her passage … Continue reading

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Her Best Friend

She had a best friend once, someone she should have loved, for they’d shared hopes and dreams and everything in-between. She had a best friend slip away, the dear friend she’d held, whose tears she’d caught, whose hope became naught. … Continue reading

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Live

“Live,” said The End. “Before I arrive know life, know yourself, for it’s only living that produces experiences to keep your imagination young. Nurture your arc, as you’ll nurture the characters you’ll one day create, for create them you will. … Continue reading

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With Age Brings

He was a man —not a real man— searching for his next twenty year-old, spurning the old woman younger than him before he’d learned her name. What a waste, though probably not, for her decision was made years before, that … Continue reading

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Shelter

Seeking an anchor to shelter, a refuge, a safe place, a call to the elusive humanity she longed to embrace. Imagining a harbor in time, many hands to hold, a haven for collective dreams too seldom known. On a sinking … Continue reading

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