Monthly Archives: September 2014

Big Date

A giant’s missus walks in the fields, steals hay bales to use for curlers, wraps her wiry locks around each one stuck with a branch for a bobby pin, blows them dry by squeezing a hot wind. Of course she … Continue reading

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Prayer for a Monday Morning

When I turn on the morning news or listen to the radio in my car, I pray not to hear the black blot of another beheading or rape, hundreds executed in mass graves, survivors squirming beneath the dead. I pray … Continue reading

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Heart Broken

no daily warbles bringing each other up-to-date, take-offs and landings, welcome homes and toes curled around each other in bed, retreat inside my nest, gather up frayed feathers like a scarf for a long winter I wanted to forget.

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