Tag Archives: Motherhood

What Remains

WHAT REMAINS There is a white, almost invisible line Where there used to be a thick, white scar And before that, an angry red numbness And before that The wound that opened For you to leave And be free of … Continue reading

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Incipient Bloom

INCIPIENT BLOOM If you were to gatherThe most beautiful flowersOn earthInto one vaseWould they compete for value?Or standIn their own lovelyInnocenceIndividualAnd yet part of the praise-Worthy assemblageOf othersThere for the gaze— You look like your fatherYou look like your motherYou … Continue reading

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My Angel

MY ANGEL At the effective center of the universeYou standAnd spread your arms All kinds of alarms should go offTo see an angel open its wingsBut the voice of beautySilences all things This is what it meansTo be innocent In … Continue reading

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Permanent Noon

PERMANENT NOON You lose your train of thoughtAt that placeWhere your mother used to raise a signCrossing strangers overThe railroad line A doe crosses nowInto the yardEyes wide and softAs she moves in the hard snow You know it’s time … Continue reading

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Flower Fruit

Flower Fruit   Here in the heart of the conduit Where I put the past behind me I take my own life in stock So I can move on with it, lock and key   I keep all of it … Continue reading

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Perfume From The Oven

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The Meaning of Life

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Stronger Together

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Beauty and Loss

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Everything That Matters

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