Category Archives: Katy Originals

A Known Grave

copyright 2017 Two small graves, side by side, Alone amid the woods, Small crosses with painted names, All that marks whose final place This small patch of ground has become. So many dead had no graves, Their bodies left amid … Continue reading

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No Fixed Address

copyright 2017 “For the last time, ma’am, what is your name and address?” “What does it matter? I just need checked out. Isn’t this an emergency clinic?” “We still need your name and address for our records.” “Lots of displaced … Continue reading

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First Day of School

First Day of School copyright 2017 First day of school – Only one more child left, Entering tenth grade, Not exactly one for posing for photos. She humours her mother, Standing on the front step, Refusing to hold a sign, … Continue reading

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Windswept Harbour

copyright 2017 I look out over the windswept sea, Waves bobbing along toward the shore, Boats moving dauntingly across – Determined to reach their catch And then drag it home to us. The trees dance and the river roars, Freshwater … Continue reading

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Schoolgirl Katy

copyright 2017 I should be glad to be so joyful, I should just enjoy the feeling, Let it pass eventually, as it always does. I’m just a giddy schoolgirl, Pretending at being grown up, Sooner or later I will wake … Continue reading

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Loyalties – The Grand Ballroom

copyright 2017 Susan had hardly ever gone inside the Grand Ballroom, as her aunt called the large salon off of her dining room. Once in a while, she had gone in there to dust when she was helping Ramona with … Continue reading

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One Last Look

copyright 2017 The sun is rising behind us, Even as it sets on all we have known, Ahead is nothing but dreams, Guided only by hope and prayer, We are chased from our home, To seek out a new one. … Continue reading

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