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Hard to watch her
wan and wasting away
to see her grip slip
Hard to hear
her rattles and wheezes

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Out my window each night at the stars I would stare
‘Til the dawn lit the sky with its pastel fanfare
With the moon I would talk, her light in my hair
Her cratered eyes asked, Really why do you care

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Seared by bombs and shootings
Left fewer and bereft, keening in the rubble

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Here’s the first poem I fell in love with and the one I want to share with you here on National Poem in Your Pocket Day. Enjoy! To Make a Prairie by Emily Dickinson (1755) To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee. And revery. The revery […]

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Softening the blow with murmured regret
The dentist intones what my tongue already knows
“That tooth needs a crown, and soon.”
Blast! There goes the new refrigerator!
Carried off by waves of why this and why me and why now
The tooth’s simple pain recedes, nearly forgotten
Buried under fast-laid sediments of self-pity and indignation

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Memory treads the needled bed beneath cathedral pines
How towering deep the pillowed hush

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