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longest day – June 21

6.21.2017 [longest day] longest day of the year so early that the cat stomps across our stomachs mewing RISE RISE time for feeding me but we see it as the step back towards sanity. the days get shorter from here. … Continue reading

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wrinkly butts – June 20

6.20.2017 [wrinkly butts] we all have wrinkled butts now sags, lines, cleavages where we lost weight after our skin tone stopped bouncing back a sign of grace though, that when our butts were fat and bulgy we paid attention and … Continue reading

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in abstensia – June 18

6.18.2017 [in abstensia] I didn’t listen to my dad, angry ashamed dismissive I wanted nothing to do with him even at the end with years the distance lessens now aware that maybe he didn’t know how nor did I and … Continue reading

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weeds – June 12

6.12.2017 [weeds] little green shoots that don’t belong in the garden we pluck, pull, cast them out not what was planted chosen, hoped for just existing because they were born to do that. —————————–

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I ran from my dream – May 30

5.30.2017 I ran from my dream frightened and denying the images of my mortality   body withering skinnier each day the muscles outlined and my lover aware,   that I thought I would have more time, twenty more plenty enough … Continue reading

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the owl swoops – May 25

5.25.2017 the owl swoops a snake in its talons   at the pond geese train their goslings to follow in line   families felons predators prey   all doing what they must to live another day. ===================

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tuesday group – May 23

5.23.2017 heads around the table some believe others say not   yet all listening and wrestling   with God Jesus each other and themselves   and all stepping up to try to be good guys   like Jesus would’ve wanted. … Continue reading

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