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She saves my cards – a #poem of love

She saves my cards. Each holiday or special occasion, each handmade token,. each and every word, come easy or coaxed long and hard from heart to hand to pen to paper to her eyes only, she cherishes. She saves my … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the realm of spirit… — a #poem of assurance

Inhabiting the realm of spirit is less easy than most think. Weathering the storms of blood crashing against the walls of elastic veins that give with the flow and hug with the ebb, as flesh seeks to mirror the mind’s … Continue reading

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Testimonial – a #poem of reluctant proof

Testimonial Of course, I cannot prove a word of this — for the evidence is long since fallen victim to conquest of truths its distant cousin, or worse, no relative at all. Of course, I cannot heap up a mountain … Continue reading

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Again, Again – a #poem of separation joined

Again, Again Oh, but we have traveled long, each of us on a separate, disparate course that somehow comes parallel to the other, now and then. Now and again, I wonder if your feet have fallen half as hard as … Continue reading

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20/20 Hindsight – a #poem of retrospective hope

20/20 Hindsight Speak to me not of lost chances and dashed hopes. Dwell not on opportunities seen too late, then passed over in the rush for more blatant, immediate gratification. Sing to me no songs of remorse over loves untended, … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 2 – Maria’s Walk

Chapter 2 But one day, things changed. Their maid, Maria, arrived in the morning at her regular time to clean their condo. After waxing the black-and-white tile dining room floor, dusting the glass shelves and tabletops, rearranging cushions on the … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 1.3 – The View from their Window

Chapter 1 – Continued They lacked for nothing, and they indulged every whim with matter-of-fact entitlement. If Christina saw a piece of jewelry she liked, she bought it. If Paul found a designer suit that struck his fancy, he purchased … Continue reading

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You say you want a revolution? Think about your long game

I’m working my way through posting excerpts of Strange Bedfellows on this site. The book seems even more apropos now, than ever before, so I’m working my way through it. I hope people will come to understand the underlying message … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 1.2 – Christina

Chapter I – continued Christina was dark, as well, with long, luxurious tresses that fell over her strong shoulders, almost to her full hips. Her sense of style was less conservative than her husband’s, favoring bright colors and prints, but … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Chapter 1 – Paul

Chapter I One night I had a dream… I dreamed of a young husband and wife in their mid-30’s who were privileged upper-class professionals, approaching the high points of their careers. Paul and Christina were beautiful young hopefuls, maturing into … Continue reading

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