fatigue hits – November 22

11.22.2014

fatigue hits suddenly.

crash out of time

built up

till the penny

drops

and then you

do too.

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the turn of an ankle – November 21

11.21.2014

the turn of an ankle

is a little miracle

 

beauty in an

instep

 

the grace of an

arch

 

and that doesn’t

count

 

all the wonders

they are

 

connected

to.

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Ho Ho HOLD it – November 20

11.20.2104

I have so many

clothes

STUFFING my

drawers

 

so full I have

to press

down

to fit them in

 

while people down

town wrap an

extra coat onto

their backs

 

just to carry around

what they own.

 

STOP my Christmas

presents.

HOLD BACK

the socks and

sweaters, the

one more pair

of jeans.

 

My need

is

to give it away.

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It’s so cold – November 19

11.19.2014

It’s so cold

Hands itch to stop

The burn.

 

Lord where are you

Lord send someone

to save my life

 

One of those hands

Teresa said were

Christ’s

 

The only one’s He has

To make a difference

Here.

 

The cold, the

Cold…

 

Lord…

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enough said – November 17

11.17.2014

don’t tell that story

she says

it hurts my feelings.

 

but I don’t mean

anything by

it

 

people ask and I

think it’s

funny.

 

but it hurts my feelings.

 

enough said.

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red squirrel – November 15

11.15.2014

red squirrel scurries

in the snow

nipping up kernels

dropped by the

birds

 

who flit and skitter

into the limbs above

lest some predator

notes

their presence.

 

circle of life.

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ice streaks the street – November 14

11.14.2014

ice streaks the street

where our hearts

once danced

 

when did we lose sight

of the

promise.

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