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Reaching

  I close my eyes and reach down, deep inside myself,  where it’s quiet,         for a while, but the deeper I go the louder it gets.  The air bends around me squeezing my face  as the thoughts I hide … Continue reading

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Cliff Tales

   Weave the willow strands into ribbons and thread them among the standing stones. Crush the charcoal in your hands and paint, stag and storm and sunken well. Remake the sky,  in shades of sable and shadow, and etch your name hidden … Continue reading

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Happy (5th) Birthday to Meeeeeeeee

Chimera Poetry (blog) is FIVE YEARS OLD TODAY! wOw! When I started this I never dreamed it would morph into…..well, this. You wonderful people who follow and comment and support and buy the books and like the poetry and Yes! … Continue reading

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Reaching For the Stars

I stretched,  reaching for the stars, as I was told we should, and my face is still stings from the slapping down. The wounds of the reaching are tainted with poison, and from that there will be no remission.   … Continue reading

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4th of July 2018

“Mr Trump will pass. Trumpism might not. The rest of the world should take that possibility seriously — and think and act accordingly.”  ~ Thorsten Benner I would change it slightly –  “Trump will pass. Trumpism might not. Americans, as … Continue reading

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The Final Fall

I fall all the time; over my feet, head over heels, from grace, and I stumble from one chaos to the next, naming the streets as I get to know them, one part familiar,  one part nightmare, sometimes falling into … Continue reading

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The Sun Set

  They pushed her into the pool, and the deep end grabbed her and held her, and it was her fault naturally, because water only gets into your lungs if you, (scream) have no sense of humor and, the children … Continue reading

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