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Departure

His scent lingers near his bedroom door, I sniff the air – a startled deer – then feel his absence in the molted room. Advertisements

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Wing-Beat in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado

You have said your good-byes like prayers, used to the words on your lips; your child has the shape of your eyes, but the shade of resemblance dances away.   Remember the river at dawn, flowing between the canyon walls … Continue reading

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Prism

The glittering water pulses with rainbows, tosses off colors, swirling, a flutterance – no thought of loss or want or farewell, brilliance for a shilling or a dime or naught gathering the colors up again to shrug them off, twirling … Continue reading

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