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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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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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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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Who did I think he was?

Who did I think he was? Some kind of great hero? A leader who would overthrow the state? A leader who would become the state – And who would have me at his right hand? Oh, let’s face it, that … Continue reading

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Wind, Rain, Woods, & Fire

copyright 2017 If I could run, I would, But I am lost amid the wind and rain, Trapped in torrents, Surrounded by woods, Nowhere to turn, nowhere to go. It feels familiar, yet strange, I know that I have been … Continue reading

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