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Feline Devine

There were times when she attempted to define the creature at her feet or purring upon her spine. Into the feline divine she delved, a place of purring cat serenity sharing unexpected space with feline eccentricity. How to understand that … Continue reading

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Freedom’s Air

Years in a cage dreaming of freedom, dreaming of being, wondering if when opportunity came if she’d be brave enough to thrive. The day arrived and freedom’s air invaded. At the threshold, she realized the one holding her back was … Continue reading

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Always and Always

Ever always wrapped in midnight, breathless shadows in a dying kiss. Eternal devotion ever after, a broken craving she brushed from her lips, one she shared with the embers in her hand. She echoed tears on piano keys, starless ebony … Continue reading

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The Wait

In school, she painted smiles. At home, at night, she waited for floorboards to creak outside her door, for her door to open. Outside, children waited for birthdays, the Easter Bunny, and Santa on his sled. Inside, she waited for … Continue reading

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Effervescence

She dared to open the light, truth and effervescence mixing within, propelling her to an enlightened place, arms out wide in a meadow of knowing learning about self-discovery. She was outside herself, yet deep inside. She twirled, self-acceptance awaiting the … Continue reading

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The Moon and Stars

She breathed the remains of a night cloaked in creativity, the tea’s steam transforming shadows where the moon’s silver soothed. She sipped. The keyboard whispered. The cat purred. Beyond the pane, the stars reassured. Oh how the enchanted hours embraced … Continue reading

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When She Was Gone

“Who can I be? I can be me.” So simple a phrase, full of hopes, full of dreams and possibilities. What, in the end, would that mean? It’d mean an honest life, rich with gratitude, being remembered, not for anger, … Continue reading

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The Frayed Line

Confusion, torment, soul bowed, ice falling as rain, drizzling eyes, they shimmered as streetlights on the pavement. Where to go when there was nowhere to go? Who to trust when trusting was dying before it could be said there was … Continue reading

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Kitty Ghosts

So long, so many years, memory fading, but not the faces, not the personalities, not ever the names. Each kitty a piece of her heart she’d never forget, each meow in expectation, each purr at night was another addition to … Continue reading

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Peace

May peace find those I’ve lost, those I’ve loved, those I long to hold. May peace find friends, acquaintances, those with whom I don’t get along. May there be peace for one and all so this world we leave our … Continue reading

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