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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Small gasps escape and open-mouthed, I gaze into the reflecting pool. One lingering question hides amid the blackness: How can each of us carry hope? I wasn’t face to face with the men as they stormed the beaches of Normandy, but their pain bleeds out of the particular pages of my tatt...
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    I felt my lips trace the word, barely breathing I spoke out, meant it to be an undertone, a single word prayer. Daring others not to hear and yet be heard. I glanced down, sidewise, tracing the marks with my eyes. I felt them rise and fester beneath my skin though they were not mi...
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    I am the daughter of eruptions of laughter ten minutes past dawn in the dead of silence. Proud of my mud cakes cracking in the heat, of water eking up to dance in circles below pink and fleshy scarred knees. Adored by the golden finches pranced on half-empty orange bird feeders I f...
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    The nocturnal owl is haunting outside on the porch. Cooing calls left for the weary to decipher wisdom from the night. I sought to ask you, smothered in darkness as we were if you could hear it’s calling to you, to us. Silence awkward we slipped out the door, spotlight off blindly fe...
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    Holding hands with stout trees, excess weight applied, breath labored and faltered, missed steps, dirt clinging, we trekked upward toward the top of the sky. At last, pride filled and accomplished, we bathed in the view. Marred artistically: jagged gray rock and bald head, parried w...
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    That was I on Saturday night, feet scraping noisily up and down the graffiti basketball court beating invisible enemies down to the very concrete. Alone. I heard you giggle a bit at my fashionably worn tennis shoes a holey T-shirt and three-dollar shorts. You portray thoughts so openly: ...
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    They swore I had traveled to the seven corners of a global world, gorged myself on mountaintop views, kissed the fine wines and watery teas of aristocrats and beggars I have seen. I have tasted samples: a cloud near the top of the world, the stinging salt along the light blue-to-mar...
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    Awe extends it’s caressing fingers from the tips of her purple painted toenails to her electrifying blue eyes. Shadows cast onto the barren snow-free ground, and she kneels comfortably in a faded blue dress and dirty bare feet. She tugs distractively at her hand-made sombrero with a luc...
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