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The No Man’s Land of Me

At times, I think I am a being of reason, and that foolish feelings distract me from that which is concrete and provable. At times, I believe I am a being of emotion, and that heartless logic cuts me off … Continue reading

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Never a Dull Moment in the Garden of Kinesthesia

I’d forgotten how it felt to not feel Not hurt, not ache or pain No thrim-throb in the brim-brain No anxieties about now, tomorrow, yesterday No scrumbled thoughts of ‘What’d I say’ This amnesia is electrifying And I want to … Continue reading

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Webs Unwoven

I’ve become an inward-turning thing Like the legs of a spider, dying Curling into an asterisk across my abdomen No longer do I weave my tangled web Spinning tapestries like Arachne Or making messiahs of humble swine It’s far too … Continue reading

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Little Sugar-Coated Regrets

To the girl behind me in line at the supermarket Whose shopping list consisted entirely of Sourdough and sour gummi worms I wish I’d thought to ask you If you were making Sandwiches.

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Maybe I Wasn’t Trying To Write A Poem, Okay?!

The snow goes As the snow does (Does doesn’t rhyme) The snow does, that is to say, the female counterparts to snow bucks Make footprints all along the way While I get up and resume (Resume doesn’t rhyme) Resume, that … Continue reading

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The 18 Best Worst Sentences from Fifty Shades of Grey

Hey! It’s Banned Books Week! Last year, I swore that, for Banned Books Week, I would read Fifty Shades of Grey. I would like to point out that I never said I would read it quickly. But I did finish … Continue reading

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The Camera Eats Your Soul, The Natives Say

I don’t miss love I miss the heartbreak The footprints in the snow that show Where love had been And ne’er again.

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Too Little Nothing

I’m a staunch believer in Nothing. That is to say, I believe in the regular practice of doing Nothing. That doesn’t quite say it either, because you probably think you do a good bit of Nothing already. And I’m willing … Continue reading

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You. Yes, You. You’ll Do Just Fine.

Hello. It’s been some time, hasn’t it? Did you think I’d gone? Silly reader. I’ve simply been getting things ready. Oh, you didn’t think this blog was just here for your entertainment, did you? It doesn’t do to be so … Continue reading

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New Year’s Read-solutions For 2016

(Note: I originally wrote this for my library’s newsletter. Please forgive the title.) The old year is making way for the new, and we all know what that means: two or three weeks of pretending to eat better and exercise … Continue reading

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