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The road between schools

It’s a short piece of road full of pictures. I can’t travel it without recalling the masterly strokes of the school on my boyhood imagination. The road winds its way from the village to the rock where the holy year cross awaits its annual lighting. The school where I introduced white chalk to black slate […]

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Ode to a mother

I’m backing across the threshold of New Year Heart restless and empty with fear Your prayer filled blessings are echoing still In my ear, on the phone, be it God’s will. You’re here often and at quare times; Crossing eternity’s bridges at odd chimes. You know without asking now how we are Cares and concerns […]

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Lonely woulds

You spent hard days in that place, A house with two driveways and no exit. Our minds bound by bandages and buckles Reaching for an easy way of forgetting. Our hearts melted quicker than the ice cream, As we spoon-fed you On a public diet of helplessness, Talk costs a lot. Words dripped their way […]

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