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losing you

the lump in my throat turns to teardrops slowly streaming down my cheeks onto my chin they spill onto my silk shirt a permanent mark of your imminent departure Advertisements

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My Self

My bodyMy brainMy uterusMy vaginaMy choiceMy wordsMy wayMy art

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Christmas Day 1966

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Circus Lounge

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Monday Morning in Poolesville, Maryland

I drive into the local Tractor Supply parking lot, windows down, McDonald’s large nonfat latte in hand, and am one of a few cars and supply trucks here on this early morning. I pick my usual spot with the sun … Continue reading

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my child

Your eyes, half-hidden  under a mound of hair, peek out with curiosity and wonder. 

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dance with death

Twirl me round with wide, wild steps. Never let go. photo: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Phenakistoscope_3g07690b.gif

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