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Deer in the Dusk of the River Fire

Infused, the light of dusk with rose colored skies, Particulates floating like petals while a funeral cries goodbye To ashes to ashes the world came down and the orange tipped night Fell upon us all. Wincing back tears unable to stop the burning The morning comes without a hint of blue, blurred lines between edges

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The Poetry of Friends: through the lens of a terminal cancer diagnosis

Joy exists. You needn’t look very far in front of your nose to find it. But you still must look in order to see. As the famous quote bandied about by, of all philosophers, Friedrich Nietzsche: “he who has a ‘why’ to live can live almost any ‘how’.” In listening to B.J. Miller a palliative

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Live with Your Questions

Live silently with your questions.Sit still for a spell and For now, set aside all of yesterday’s moments With well-deserved tenderness somewhere safe.Now pick up your new moments like newborn infants. Swaddle and nurse them. Rock them in the sweet rhythm of their slumber’s dreamy breath.In this, the only momentEver to become the infinite’s Reply

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