Monthly Archives: July 2020

Nostalgia is Disappointing

Twenty years ago I had a fine affair Online We never met Rarely talked on the phone It was literary Strictly apex and exotic. It ended of course In due course and I Was sad for a time But tossed … Continue reading

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I Need Some Air

My husband used to say I didn’t Understand him, that I had no clue About the mysteries of his soul The pain he suffered in this world. In response I was querulous and confused So tell me I said Explain … Continue reading

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Hollyhocks Have Grown

Outside my house For fifty years, flourished next to the shack Here before. Tall blossoms with carnivorous smiles Sideways yellow, ivory, indigo taller than my cat Taller than a man. Flower faces peer through the window Watching me All nonchalant … Continue reading

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