Red Poppy

Forever embalmed in the corner of my mind is a red poppy flower, bending with the breeze. It was your favorite flower. I remember how happy you were when they were in your garden, and you would point them out to me often. But the poppies began to disappear year after year, until they weren’t […]

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What is a companion? Is it a man, woman, or simply the one, or someone who always makes things fun? Or is it a person who’s feet touch the ground, who’s wisdom and insight joyously abound? Or the one who has a tender smile, a glance and grin that makes us stay awhile? For me, […]

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Mere babe, so tender and unknowing. who were you? Before thoughts were taught, and curses and blows bound your heart in rigid fiber, Were you trusting? Before the door was empty, and disappointment stole the hopeful breath within, Were you innocent? Before the love was lost, and all your goodness was thrown and broken like […]

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