Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sweet Smells

I know these sweet smells won’t last— I don’t even know where they come from. Sorrows mount; I wake and cry them off, Work another day, some better than others.  If I didn’t think things will change, Well.  These struggles … Continue reading

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Jim at 14

Daddy loved you most easily, you two were so alike, an easy friendship grew. But life has a way… One day, the preacher came to our house. 
“Your brother’s been hurt,” he told me, “real bad.” A few minutes later … Continue reading

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Reflections

A man looks at himself in the mirror; but there is no mirror. He sees himself in his father, His opponent, his friend —what is it he wants? The cat sees her reflection, and jumps into the water after it… … Continue reading

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Miracles Enough

We forget about the magic in this world, the blooming flowers, As we tread upon dirt that once was stars… Our very eyes are miracles—never mind the things we see: Burials, lightning on the beach, the age of trees, the … Continue reading

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