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HOPE

Voices jabber around me like crows, spitting harsh, cold words. They battle over differences, snubbing those who are not the same. Invisible, I walk among them, whispering brotherhood. Lift one up, steady another. Silent, unseen, I plant compassion A spark … Continue reading

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AWAKENING

In winter’s icy grip Life begins Struggles for purpose Against all odds Triumphant

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Fledgling

Little fledgling So smart, pretty Some feathers sprout later than others Each more brilliant than the last One by one you stretch your wings Testing the wind     With tears I watch Soon you’ll fly far away Return home … Continue reading

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It’s Only A Dog

A fuzzy face and small pink tongue Little tail swishing back and forth Joyful exuberance at every greeting New friend with the trusting eyes Chasing tails and squirrels alike   Barking, yapping all night long Scattered papers and chewed remotes … Continue reading

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There’s A Hole In My Soul

There is a hole in my soul. An empty place where my friends once played. Stolen, ripped out by a stranger with a gun. Why? How could this happen? Innocent eyes, trusting, closed forever. I don’t understand. Grown-ups, once pillars … Continue reading

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