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Cuddle

Long ago, I knit an afghan of mohair and silk Redder than red For my mother A womb of a hug for all the hugs she had given me Now she is gone, But the cycle of hugs remains. ………. … Continue reading

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Wet

Clouds form A gentle rain begins to fall Salt water fills my eyes Beside the road An ibis stands Reminding me of the importance of all kinds of wetlands

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Magic boxes

He held in his hand A magic box And showed me a love long gone, But still present. . Love never dies. . May we be happy that we can mourn, For it means we can love. Do not be … Continue reading

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Tears

Tears & tears One washes, One rips. . The little dog yelps and barks joining The tantrum of holy righteous anger and wounded inner child Roiling in my belly. No cuddling comforting Therapy Dog is She – But fierce in … Continue reading

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Farewell

I said goodbye to a friend today. His name was Sam, And he was larger than life, A bear of a dog, Gentle and fierce… He protected his family’s heart through the many transitions of life, And he continues to … Continue reading

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Oxytocin

As the tears flowed The little dog jumped into Her lap. Salted orbs splashed onto white fur as Arms scooped the pup up, And She settled into the arms like a baby, Releasing chemicals into both of their brains, And … Continue reading

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Skipper

Who needs bridges? Not the Skipper of a schooner! Sail on, my friend….you have navigated many a soul and many a sea, Now is the time to let it be. Thank you for your service.

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