Tag Archives: new year

The Optimist’s Sonnet

The Optimist’s Sonnet I’m thankful for this flat tire making me late for work. At least I have a car and two jobs so I can keep up my payments. I’m thankful for this headache reminding me I’m alive and … Continue reading

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rainy new year

rainy new year let’s sleep in tomorrow, a nice rainy january first, ease into the new year, groggy and dim. let the rain fall like expectations, drenching the land puddling the world. let the flood wash away our past, clean … Continue reading

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Peace and Ten Pounds

Happy New Year, dear readers. I’ve gotten in the habit of leaving work early on the last Wednesday of each month and visiting the Charles House Center for Community Eldercare. While I’m there, I read poetry and talk about both … Continue reading

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