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A Poem – Week Forty-One

This poem is about the belief I had that nothing good could last. I don't know if I still feel this way. That seems so bleak and I am more hopeful than that. This poem was written on August 4, 1997. Nothing Gold Can Stay Nothing gold can stay Even the brightest things Eventually fade… Continue reading A Poem – Week Forty-One

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A Poem – Week Forty

This poem about an imaginary person was on written September 10, 1996. Sunshine Waking up from a fab dream Knowing it's all about you. I still have a smile on my face Knowing it will be true. Could it be I'm falling in love? But I can't help myself, I don't need no one else.… Continue reading A Poem – Week Forty

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A Poem – Week Thirty-Six

This poem was written on August 25, 1996. Trigger warning: it is about domestic violence. I have never been in a situation like this, but unfortunately, I have witnessed domestic incidents. If you are in an abusive relationship and are looking for support, please visit https://www.thehotline.org/get-help/ or call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233). Sun Rise, Sun Set Opening my… Continue reading A Poem – Week Thirty-Six

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A Poem – Week Thirty and… An Announcement About My First Book(!)

I wrote this short, untitled poem sometime during college. (There's a note on the back of it about a statistics exam. 😒) Crashed computers And auditions gone wrong Missed deadlines And unpronounceable diseases Over drafted bank accounts And a lifetime reduced to A paragraph on Page E10 of the morning news. If you enjoyed this… Continue reading A Poem – Week Thirty and… An Announcement About My First Book(!)