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Ten things

Tweet My first words as a child were “It hurts!” It has been the theme my whole life through From the burn on my wrist as an infant of two To the aches in my legs they called growing pains … Continue reading

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New Year New Me

Tweet New Year, New Me New patterns of thinking, doing and being New connections to people the earth myself  A new belief system  and trust in myself  and the universe This year I will listen  To myself My body My … Continue reading

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Back where I belong

Tweet Yesterday I took my first dip into the ocean again after a long time. Too long for my aching limbs. On land my heavy legs walked through the atmosphere as though I waded through wet cement; my bones dry … Continue reading

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The Siren

Tweet I am made of thunder and rain drops thunderclap and lightning bolts Stardust and moonbeams I am the perfect storm I am the raging torrent the gentle stream the babbling brook the crashing waves the returning tide I am … Continue reading

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comb the sky with satellites-it’s still a wilderness by Cathoel Jorss

Tweet   Cathoel Jorss’ beautiful book of poetry is a work of substantial quality from the very paper it’s printed on to the carefully crafted content contained within. The poems move through the personal to the political, the public to … Continue reading

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Lover’s Dance

Tweet We hold hands sleeping Legs entwined in a love dance Sharing both our dreams

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A fresh start

Tweet She offered him fresh tender pods of hope Hope that they could be together She wanted to escape into the green with him and spend days making love in the leaves Slow, soft dripping with honey, sweat, rain, tears … Continue reading

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I tried

Tweet I tried to convince myself I could live without you but I couldn’t tell a lie I tried to fill up my days with things but I couldn’t fill the emptiness in me I tried to erase your sweet … Continue reading

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Heart of glass

Tweet You shattered my heart and the tiny fragments scattered through out my body collecting in the corners of my mind: slicing away my self esteem, piercing my hopes slashing all my dreams carving up my faith and hacking at … Continue reading

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Love Game

Tweet The pieces of my broken heart have collected in my elbow giving me sharp stabs of pain leaving me unable to dance or write or play tennis Love/Zero Game over You win

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