Tag Archives: childhood

Port Deposit 1965

When I was very small I had a friend Whom I called Ducky, which was apropos Because he was. My sister would pretend That he was just a toy; he wasn’t, though. To prove to her that Ducky could, too, … Continue reading

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First Ones Up

Slanting yellow light Footie PJs, sleeping bag Mostly dry inside Pad across the house Past the picture window pool Toward the sound of food In a storybook Eyes that twinkle mean you’re safe Even far from home Scottish plaid nightdress … Continue reading

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Under The Wire

On September 1st I fell down and skinned my knee. Summer checklist: Done!

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