STATUE OF LIBERTY

STATUE OF LIBERTY If the Statue of Liberty could talk, What would she say to citizens today? She might say, “I would not give the keys to my heart To everyone by capricious whim. There are those I would keep out, And those I would invite in. I would open the doors each day And […]

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DEBBIE

                SHE FORGOT TO WRITE HER NAME She was in a rush, at least walking fast. I thought she might walk on past, But she didn’t. She became intrigued by what I was asking. Asking questions about what her friends knew, And when they knew it, sort of presidential questions. “Who are you, and why […]

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FOR THE SECOND TIME

Three months ago I closed my mind, Folded it into sections, Packed it away forever. I had given up, called it quits, Knowing that I could not exist On the meager portion of life That was parceled out to me. Parkinson’s Disease was strangling me, Slowly but surely. I was not able to walk without […]

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Trust and Hope

When silence crept into the conversation, She saw bitterness in his eyes, When the truths she had claimed about herself, Turned out to be just lies, That’s when two broken people, Decided to put their former lives behind, And began building bridges made of trust and hope, Choosing together to have a love that binds. […]

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Christmas Blessing

Blessed at Christmas Sometimes I am calloused by the hardness of the world. Rarely am I surprised by the kindness of others. But, this Christmas, I saw the generosity of one person bless a family with many needs. Because I witnessed this kind act, I became one of those blessed and I experienced first-hand the […]

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