THE JUDGEMENT OF THE SHADOWS

  Did we smile at each other, at least, at all, before the bond broke that day, that morning, after the dawn rose in all its innocence, imperceptive of how it would part us, ignorant of the virtue you’d lost and the sadness it would cost. And did you feel the judgment of the shadows? […]

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TURBULENT SACRIFICE

  Mama was an unmarried mother at the end of the summer of 75 as Joni hissed of the snakes in the gardens of complacency where ignorance was still very much alive. Mama was only a girl in the growing and possibly no more than just 18 when she bent down and placed a kiss […]

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WAR OF THE WORLD

How did it feel to hang by nails and wait for a death You were born to endure? Created by The Father as a symbol of His power to save a crumbling humanity, He gave you life for it to be ripped from your body. No saving grace for you, no end to the pain, […]

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TO GIVE BUT NOT LET GO

Give give him she gave him she gave him life but she couldn’t keep him. Give give him she gave him she gave him a name but she couldn’t call him. Give give him she gave him she gave him something better she gave him something brighter. Give give him she gave him she gave […]

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The Judgment of the Shadows

Did we smile at each other, At least, at all, Before the bond broke That day, that morning, After the dawn rose In all its innocence, Imperceptive Of how it would part us, Ignorant of the virtue you’d lost And the sadness it would cost.     And did you feel the judgment of the […]

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The Wonder that was You

Are we alike- I ask myself? Could we ever be linked Together, Today, any day, As Mother and Son? Can we even claim Those titles Within each others eyes Having spent All our lives Apart, Or rather- All of mine Since that cord was cut? And yet, I wonder Do ties still bind? Did it […]

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