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Yell-ow-ing

yellow, the color of summer hotly side-stepping age and rules yellow and then the red i see in streaks hers and orange reflectors on toes- an ageing medley, the ditty- tired. i want her to stop, pause the dance, cool … Continue reading

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Mud and Music

i thought i was played out splayed feet tried and tired flesh limp in its bag of mottled skin until winter whipped fresh fire and i found music in the way the jacaranda shed its lilac in sweet lilts to a warmly … Continue reading

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I see wonder when you see woe and under

Baby, why did I have you? Is that what bothers you now?   Well, so that you could see the tulips in bloom, Be vibrant and sprightly like them, stave off gloom, Blue bells are also belles But only when … Continue reading

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small change

If change comes Without a clang, No knock at the door, Just seeps in Through the leaky roofs, oozes down to the nooks, Settles down and snores, How can I deny the year Past and its many cousins Their due, … Continue reading

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(t)I-ME

wintry and withered, tired and lined, stretched and strapped, i still loved the path and if given a chance, shall do it again, my way to a happy stay, free and floating, never gone boating, swimming in my skin was … Continue reading

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The ides of March

I sense  a change in season, a suddenly sodden twist, like a jarring note in between… Am I going out of tune or will I match my step, and my instep intact as I turn the corner? Should I watch … Continue reading

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The Age of Beauty

Preening into her hand-held mirror frowning, lost utterly in self: beauty, shimmering and taut While in the crook of her arm, blinking and touching his reflection, lips curved in pleasurable disbelief a baby’s first look at self- ‘booty’ must be … Continue reading

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