Tag Archives: Life

Social Distancing

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Life’s Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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Puppies

  I watch him waken from his nap Stretching, rolling, finally standing He looks about Searching for his newest challenge The little tail in constant animation The stubby legs running, stumbling Chasing all that moves A brief pause to sample … Continue reading

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Yesterday

Yesterday retreats Hiding in the shadows  Fading yet clinging   Like a frightened child Slowly the grip weakens Wrenched free by today Relegated to days past Diminished by time We turn to face the future What lies beyond The reality … Continue reading

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Rainy Afternoon

Wet fingers tapping on my window Restless clouds tumble across the sky The wind freshens A new scent fills the air Melancholy pervades my being I retreat into solitary hours Spent in reflection Lost in myself Isolation hangs heavy Restraints … Continue reading

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Rise Up

Rise up, child of poverty Look beyond the squalor See another world Taste another life Rise up, child of hate Cast aside your rancor Listen to dissent Hear another view Rise up, child of war Lay down your arrows Embrace … Continue reading

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Like A Willow

Like a willow in the wind Life moves without direction Responding to a subtle nudge From the hand of choice Guided by conviction Coaxed by opportunity Hardened by failure Heartened by success Without intervention Destinations unfold Where will it all … Continue reading

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Did You Ever

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Did you ever walk in sunshine, following a rain Did you ever hold a loved one when you knew they were in pain Did you ever smile at someone just because you could Did you…

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Infidelity

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Whispers in a darkened room Two bodies locked in passions dance Lust and longing both consume Exploring hands enhance  Sacred vows lie on the floor Discarded with their clothes Craving love, they search for more…

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Will You Take Me There

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