Category Archives: Prose

I Looked For You

    I wondered and waited for you… I wondered who would show up, I wondered who would stand. I wondered if my words or calls for help would bring you to us. I worried my anguished voice would just … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Seeks

One was too saintly, the other mystifyingly, overly wanton but, the muse that had once stood in front of him, caused him the great distress of having to choose between them. He couldn’t have loathed her more for that. She … Continue reading

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String O’ Tears

For a friend…. A message, a song, prose of awareness to carry to your fair-weather friend That really great one who utterly love-bombs you, repeatedly – if not ceaselessly Bombards you hard enough to make you forget your own fugging mind … Continue reading

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Gabriel Called, Michael Slayed; When Dreams Haunt

When dreams haunt… The wolf howled as Gabriel neared with message of purpose Michael circles fiercely, commands, demands adherence Know thyself Bear shields warily Wolf brings message of purpose Reclaim your power; believe your instinct The visions turn and turn Messages … Continue reading

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That! Is My Answer

Someone once reached an uncharted part of me… Only one time … Ever… Finally! Someone dived deeply into my needs and said I will fight for them. I will be the salve that fills them. I can do that.  I … Continue reading

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Better Than Goodbye

I know you needed me for something bigger… way bigger than tats, boobs and roots and – I let you down… but your angels and mine told me that was meant to be… Because I have a job, I was always going … Continue reading

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Thug Angels

His vision, his world, a shambles Soul matter blasted into splinters His prayers for freedoms and joys splayed Across the Universe The result of his grasping in silt for light He blamed her, she who berated him For his throwing … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Fraudballs – Deep Love Times 1,001

So, not every love story resembles the Harlequin Romance model or the Dr. Phil / Oprah recommendations of ‘healthy’, nor are they as far off the chain as the trailer park trashy gymnastics  of the Jerry Springer couplings either. Sometimes they’re … Continue reading

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Monday Blues and Champagne

…And so I got a little bit drunk on a Monday afternoon…. It was just a little bit too much to deal with, all the bad news of the fall… It was just a little bit too much. No, I … Continue reading

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