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The Opposite of the Fear of Falling

The Opposite of the Fear of Falling Memories like sparkling tethersbind me to my boyhood homemy first date with each wifemy car parked in the west lot With the merest scent of cut grassI’m tugged back to the side yardplaying … Continue reading

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Three Bottles

For today’s prompt from Robert Lee Brewer’s Write Better Poetry blog, write a poem inspired only by stimulus from where you’re sitting (or standing, if you write will standing). In the past, I’ve written poems about pencils, characters in books … Continue reading

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Boy in a Hospital

Boy in a Hospital I woke up empty—left eye swollen shutwhere they pulledout my memory A lady sits at my bedsideholding my handher eyes meltingunder harsh fluorescents Who is she— who am Ino longer a son or brotherI am alone … Continue reading

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