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“Ballad of the Dancing Girls”

Two small girls swaying with the wind Circling throughout the trees Slowly turning hither and yon They’re dancing with the breeze. Long black hair, eyes of darkest brown No blemish to be seen. One just over, one just under The … Continue reading

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“Selected Memories From My Photo Album”

A fingered photo of buddies dressed in drab-hued Scout uniforms. Smudged names inked on top of figures my heart to the memory warms. My friends, proud in black caps and gowns fresh faces with ambitions clear. Who knew some would … Continue reading

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“A Monument to Memory”

The winds roil the waters And sweep the land As they mix the sands Of ocean and bay And force them to batter The classic old house on the beach. Hundred-year survivor Of nature’s vengeance This island refuge Has sheltered … Continue reading

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“postcard from hell”

i held the postcard with the picture of the tidy kitchen in my hand and refused to face the reality of the message on the reverse instead i wallowed in memories which jangled nerves long frayed by solitude of separation … Continue reading

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“Left Behind”

Posters on poles Flyers in mail slots. “Save the street Show we care Donate shoes” An environmental happening Staged by students To bring attention To the decaying neighborhood Where he had lived As a teenager. Shoes: Worn, discarded. Some utilitarian … Continue reading

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“The Reunion”

She held her high school yearbook In her hands The black-and-white photos Four to a page Some with many lines Of accomplishments Others with name And address alone. Memories now, she wondered What happened to these Friends of yesteryear. The … Continue reading

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