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LAST WALTZ

for Grandmom   Because she believed, I did, all those Sundays she filled me with forbidden fruits, a grandmother’s reward for having persevered. Everything tastes better with sugar, even oranges and secrets kept from home. In old St. Jerome’s church, … Continue reading

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January Drifts

We will not gather here again. You slip through time, I stand On a vacant shore. Your small boat Catches waves, drifts, swells, Whitecaps and breakers. We might once Have toyed with these, or, toppled, righted. Anymore, we are stranded. … Continue reading

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My friend

We had too few hours Paradise our horizon I will follow you

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That Would Be Singing

We had gone as far as the road Could take us. We’d come to other forks And made up our minds, or made do. Here, though, we gave up our fancy machines And stumbled on, by foot.  Sometimes, we had … Continue reading

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Longing

Saying our goodbyes From the moment we first met How our lives go fast While I didn’t count You grew beyond my hand’s reach Just living does that We hold hands to sleep A howling wind topples trees We are … Continue reading

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