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Journey

Each year it turns This ancient world My boat is tilted Toward the moon’s hopeful light There is land in sight And there is comfort This good night I am aging Like the wood Of this sturdy boat My bones … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

When you fell my little one you knew What you had lost A moment too late is still too late And wings won’t raise you up Above your choices You glide safe down To where you may yet land Survey … Continue reading

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Everyday Dreams

These many years the boundaries of my suburban life have held me in And I must admit some security attended such limitations I would tend my house and garden Feed family and nurture all Except me, except me I understood … Continue reading

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Following

Following the crooked road you yet mis-stepped you fell into this other world A ragged, wretched, silent girl you fell Following the signs in language you can’t read you’re lost within this reverie You cannot know what to believe you’re … Continue reading

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Evening Falls

Evening falls A cloak on a beggar’s shoulders Meagre starlight sprinkled like breadcrumbs on the firmament Eclipsing the last rays of red and purple heraldry of another day forgotten and lost Evening falls A silence rivalling the distant hum of … Continue reading

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Deserted

I am deserted like a broken house left by owners now distressed by angles and curvature not quite right and colder shallows in the rooms where gathers dust, memories and gloom I am deserted I am unloved like an abandoned … Continue reading

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World Outside

There is a whole world waiting outside I don’t care There are lush fields brimming with green Growing there Within my home everything’s dark All is despair There is a whole world living outside I’m not there Watch how the … Continue reading

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Horizons

I am flying Flying onwards to the new I am calling I am calling out to you The horizons Promise lovely scenery Won’t you follow Won’t you quickly follow me? I’m cascading Like pure water falling down Fear is fading … Continue reading

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Intruding Noise

Outside I hear the intruding noise A party on this home’s shared land I wish not to deny their fun I hope their party’s bright and grand But as the evening gathers in I hope that they will understand The … Continue reading

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Under One Roof

I have no need of evidence I have no need of proof I live with love and providence All found beneath one roof My delight is in the simple things The laughing of a child Scarves and shawls and wedding rings … Continue reading

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