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The Final Cut – A Poet with Cancer

Sometimes when I’m driving, I’ll begin to make up songs. Especially driving to doctors’ appointments, and scans, and to infusion treatments. I rarely can write them down. It’s hard to write when I’m driving myself to these appointments. Yesterday presented a prime example of the missed opportunities of which I speak. Then it occurred to

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Sanctuary

Our house holds all I loveYet The door is openFor there’s always roomFor more -one more, many moreLove knows no boundsLove is my sanctuary.My door is open.Every nightThe owls ask whoWho are youWho is homeWho is gone?Every morningThe doves cryCooing in mourningFor those who have goneThe afternoons bringLight casting long shadowsThrough the crystalsIn the heart

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Common Birds

There are no common birds. Each wing, every song, so singular and distinct. From my distant grounded sight In perfect view of every one Watching for colors or shadows as the cat wraps his tawny coat around my painful knees, he sees breakfast landing amongst the fullness of green summer trees. He lays his liquid

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