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I Thirst

She comes in dreams reverence quenching in a gaze and I’m found   She vanishes ahead of times and places and pressure to perform   Groping for the memory of the moment Was it real?   Wrapped in sleep? Birthing thirst for missing admiration?   By her grace I’m loved She sees as He sees […]

The Haiku Challenge

In an effort to take at least a couple of minutes a day to be more freely creative, I’m going challenging myself to 30 days of haiku. If you don’t know, haiku is a Japanese form of poetry consisting of three lines, five syllables in the first, seven in the second, and five again in […]

Canzone Disperata Nostra

My oldest sister was getting married in April of 2001. It was the wedding dinner, the night before the ceremony. I was seated next to my best friend. Everyone that didn’t know us thought we were lovers. Maybe if one of us was a woman, that would have been accurate, but as it was we […]