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My Pencil

My pencil fell upon the road,
Full of the words I thought I’d write.



Ode For Furball

furball

Lost: Gray cat with brown collar.

Answers to “Cat.” May answer to “Furball.”
(Depending on his mood)

It Would Be So Easy

Parenting is tough. Even when you don't have the answers, you have to pretend that you do.

Photo Credit: Ken Treloar

Four Seasons

four seasonal landscapes

Well-seasoned poetry?

Encounter With a Shadow

shadow of youth

A poetic reflection on time and shadow.

As the sun shone bright behind me
The girl that I had been
Appeared in slender shadow
As I walked westward home.



One Bright Star

star

I sit here tonight and watch the star that I have "found" in the heavens. Memories collide and I am reminded of a sweaty little palm that held tightly onto my hand, a palm that, too quickly, slipped from my grasp.



False Alarm

photo credit: maxpixel.com

The intruder broke security
In the stillness of the dead of night.
The honking cacaphony
li>Alerted geese in Southern flight

The Certainty of Uncertainty

between the devil and the deep blue sea
Photo Credit: Lubo Minar on Unsplash

One of life's ongoing torments is the certainty of uncertainty. Every decision we make comes with at least two, if not multiple choices, often leaving us between the devil and the deep blue sea.

jaden

lily

in the middle of the garden,
rooted deep within the soil,
in between robust flowers
sat this one who watched, waited
as the sun drenched them for hours.>

A Brief Story

I remember a day when I wish I had tied my panties in a knot. Out of a whole drawer of undies, I had picked the oldest pair; those with elastic that held onto its stretch by a string.