Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Poem Begins

a poem begins as a sense of something off kilter, a moment bursting with lost and confused, a deep need to have some unfleshed and often painful say that my voice doesn’t dare speak out loud. the words force their … Continue reading

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The Magic is Gone

my breath catches behind the rising lump in my throat choking off all my best words, leaving them stuck and flailing for air. I am helpless to do anything but blurt and stammer and spit out the few that remain. … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Healing

I have to look quite closely now to find the seam where you carelessly cut me to the bone. You cracked me wide open, letting my guts spill out, exposed to your toxic dirt. Still hungry to hurt me, your … Continue reading

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Take Good Care

Take Good Care, I told you, and I left, because your heart wasn’t there, and you didn’t take good care of mine when it was. ~ cj 2015.04.03

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