Category Archives: NaPoWriMo

poem 30 for jon

because you asked and you know I deliver– a limerick for you, my dear friend, whose open-armed acceptance of me as your third wheel is heart-warmingly beautiful.   You, who serve as a shining example that love and devotion are … Continue reading

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poem 29 for my mother

It’s your birthday today a day to celebrate your open-hearted kindness, tumbling laughter and giving smile.   I remember the day I first understood the madness of motherhood– knew the intensity of frustration and loss of control.   And the … Continue reading

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poem 26 on sleep

i can’t write tonight my head is heavy, nodding my body says: ¬†SLEEP.

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poem 25 on words

if i could capture my moments with you in words– they would sing and sigh and breathe as no words have ever dared.   if i could call upon all songbirds to lift their voices in harmony and encapsulate the … Continue reading

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poem 24 another haiku

my heart hurts sometimes acknowledging growth is not without discomfort

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poem 8 on letting go

i cannot compete with a ghost her hold upon your heart– gut wrenchingly precise.¬† keeping you folded– a neatly stacked pile of protection, save those tiny glimpses of trust. Nor can i measure against a sweet babe, her newness and … Continue reading

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