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Truly Home

a year ago today I stood in my brother’s driveway, barely able to stand waiting to see you come round the corner. be safe, but hurry, hurry nearly hopping up and down, cuz I didn’t wanna wait anymore. then suddenly, … Continue reading

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Welcome

I knocked on your door believing I wanted to drop something off, give you a neatly wrapped up, you-mattered-to-me package, let you know there were no hard feelings on my side of the fence, and if you needed me to … Continue reading

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Thud

Every spring for many years now, a red cardinal I call Thud shows up on my back deck. He perches on a chair or an empty pot, stares for awhile, as if thinking… …and then relentlessly and repeatedly slams into … Continue reading

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The Cold Side

I pile things on the cold side of my bed, and rarely clean it off because it’s lonely when it’s empty. If you were here, you’d warm that side. As luck would have it, it’s the one you like to … Continue reading

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Empty Room

downstairs, just under my office, where i now work hard to fill my empty life, are two rooms, also empty, that i can hardly bear to enter. if there were any way at all, i’d burn them off my house. … Continue reading

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Clean

when you leave i inhale deeply the delicious clean you’ve left behind your presence lingers for days after you’re gone it’s not just the clean that you leave behind you’ve also left me a little strength and a smile that … Continue reading

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