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Pearlescent

For thirty years, today, I’ve worn this ring For thirty-nine months more I’d wished it so I’m baffled that you chose to do this thing Yet far more grateful than you’ll ever know Because of you a daughter and a … 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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Holiday Letter 2015

Hey, you made it! Please, come in! Take off your coats! How long’s it been? A year? No, really? Wow. That long? We must be doing something wrong If we don’t make a point of being Sociable with those worth … Continue reading

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Designated Turkey

Movies and TV have taught us Family holidays breed stress. I’m inclined to say that’s not us: “Relatively dramaless” Would be a fair description of The vibe that dominates when we Converge upon this table. Love Instead prevails, and harmony. … Continue reading

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21 Ways Of Looking At A Birthday Girl

I Sneaking in the back To a ringing telephone Never saw the blood II When I left today Both my family were home Now all three are gone III “Look, Papa, cartoons! Cartoon Network! Also, Mom Had a baby girl.” … Continue reading

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Warm Fuzzies

I did the things I’m supposed to do– Threw in a few electives, too– So when the Moving Finger’s writ This week it may condense a bit Before it moves along because A lot this week went is to was. … Continue reading

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Traffic

Two roads converged to one, grew wide, And then expanded wider still Till four were tracking side-by-side Upon which four abreast could ride Or pull the rest through wind, uphill– What’s that up in the road, a head? No, it’s … Continue reading

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