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Scribbling Stones: Day 2

i saw them there by the sidewalk boulder playing with pebbles, grubby smiles, scruffy shorts, lace old, torn in place, hand in hand a bulwark, is it? two young lives: sidelined for life? is it enough if they have each … Continue reading

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A Lone Whistle

she came to visit me in my state of decay, shaking the dust off me, the last curtain lazy in this vacant loft in this empty house. she sneaked in, soft and sunny, how’s a-lone you, asked she, the whistling … Continue reading

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ducking the duck

i pitied the ducks their fate, forced to bear with sweat and grime and sub-standard game, a wash only in ages except noisome splashes in chlorined pool-water, cringing with me as chortles distorted their bodies into strained seams- poor spineless toys: it … Continue reading

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ZOO, OOH

wild-er-ness: nature, making her choices branching into wild, wild(er), permanent ‘ness’ in whom she pleases; tags that lead some to wreak their will and some to hide the best they can, mumbling ‘er’s by way of apology for existing, taking … Continue reading

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Puzzle(d) (and) in pieces

why do you act so busy? do you really think i’m a  floozy? didn’t i say i love you soo? that is not enough, is that it? sign the pact and stick the rest? am i the rock-bottom that you … Continue reading

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Bitter Chocolate

Love and devotion- it’s a candi(e)d emotion; a one-act play- complete with falsetto tones and staccato faces. The script’s rigid: sway and you’ll be swapped for a better player on a better day. D(r)ip and d(r)own this saccharine sweet love; … Continue reading

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Hasta la vista, baby!

He knew it was bound to happen, sooner or later- she would slip out of his grasp and soar high. That was her destiny and he knew he had to let go and let her go. Yet, he couldn’t soothe … Continue reading

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