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they asked – October 2

10.2.2016 they asked for a poem   so I told one   which they weren’t expecting. ————- Advertisements

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palm procession – March 29

3.29 we cheered you on especially when we thought it would go our way   but when it didn’t follow our script we turned and still do.   forgive us our stupidity, cupidity, rapidity, done-deedity.   we don’t make it … Continue reading

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Just family – June 28

6.28 Joe was a surprise. My tall handsome son explained to me that this was his love. And I had to step back, say no no, are you sure, then OK.   We sit around their dinner table now, family, … Continue reading

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he’s washing the dishes – June 15

6.15 he’s washing the dishes. a man shouldn’t do that. it’s embarrassing. the other kid’s dad’s don’t. it’s women’s work. I hide my head.   I stand at the sink now years later and see my mother’s hands raw, cracked, … Continue reading

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Lent Prayer 40 – April 13

Lent Prayer 40 we cheered you on especially when we thought it would go our way   but when it didn’t follow our script we turned and still do.   forgive us our stupidity, cupidity, rapidity, done-deedity.   we don’t … Continue reading

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