Category Archives: love

I Return

Saltwater. When the words won’t come, due to tears, or frazzled nerves or a numbness of unknown origin, I return. When my head feels like a hundred tangled strings of strobing Christmas lights soaked in frustration and gasoline, I return. … Continue reading

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Ten Digits

Memory is a funny thing. Neuroscientists have been studying it for decades, and although they agree on certain physiological aspects of the creation, storage and retrieval of memories, much argument remains over how the process truly works and how all … Continue reading

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May

The 5th month of the calendar year arrives dressed in dichotomy. Individual days ping my memory bank with black hole debits and platinum credits, and create a sandstorm some years, that I can’t find my balance in until June.  Looking … Continue reading

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In This Language

           “In This Language” Linguistics, etymology, semantics, irrelevant. More ancient than Tamil, Sanskrit, or Greek. No interpreters required. No translators needed. Only tongues to taste the universal, antediluvian, conveyor of love. CRR 4-22-18   National Poetry … Continue reading

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Synchronicity

I was thinking of my mom this morning as I began my traditional Sunday drive to church, therapist, and community service (the beach). I usually called her on my way to or from. I think she loved the fact that … Continue reading

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The Other 364 Days

If somehow you haven’t noticed, hearts are everywhere right now. There’s just one more day until the monumentally commercialized day to honor St. Valentine and the ones we love. The markets are flooded with readymade expressions of love to fit … Continue reading

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The Cancer of Hate

The cancer of hate cannot be cured by the razing of monuments or the National Guard. Its legacy envelopes our pure and precious babies, infects institutions and poisons the rivers of love that nourish souls. The vitriolic vocabulary of hate … Continue reading

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Passport Renewal 

Or why I’m awake at 2 am. Because, all the swirlingwords.

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Ours As A Blessing 

DAY 16 of National Poetry Month  A haiku about a boy who has my heart. 

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Everyone Becomes A Poet

DAY #14 National Poetry Month  Inspired by Plato I see poetry in the wind and hear our song in the sky. I taste it vibrating on your tongue and feel its home in my heart. CRR 4-14-17

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