Tag Archives: Children

Sunflower Boy

Was it a giant sunflower floating across the Longsuffering dirt front of that Bedraggled apartment building? I smiled My heart lifted Was that miserable landlord ascending to some newfound level of decency? I drew closer to see what was afoot … Continue reading

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One Reason I’m a Little Nervous Lately

One day a few years back, I was worn out, and beaten up, and feeling sick to my stomach, and I had to get home from wherever I was, so I thought it would be a good Idea to stick … Continue reading

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Gigantic Feet

A little girl Once learned to dance While standing on His gigantic feet He whirled her Around and around the room As she giggled down to Her own tiny toes Numb now These immense and precious plinths Are devoid of … Continue reading

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What I Want for My Children

Upward mobility—of course Don’t we all? But not in the form of things Like cars and jobs and houses The evolution I crave On their behalf Is upward mobility Of the soul The square toed repose Of nirvana The sacred … Continue reading

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Heart Shaped Muffins

Heart Shaped Muffins Heart shaped muffins No special recipe Just a store bought package Add water Bake The worst possible Assemblage of ingredients No nutrition Not even real berries Only sugary blue things But then, what is the Nutritional value … Continue reading

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