Category Archives: Poetry

Uncertain Loss

She divorced him long ago but when he died she felt a loss that she didn’t quite understand Perhaps a dream that had lived on as half a life, as a whisper in the night that was forever gone She … Continue reading

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They Have Always Been Here

They have always been hereFaces that don’t look like usVoices that don’t sound like usBut we kept them far awayWe hid them from our childrenWe hid them from ourselvesWe kept them from the lightWe knew this was our landThis was … Continue reading

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Two Poems

One I’ve known for years, one I just discovered today (through listening to an episode of the podcast “Atomic Hobo” – “How To Survive An Atomic Bomb”). And I was struck by how both expressed the same sentiment, with different … Continue reading

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We Had A Dream

Shining city on a hillDamn we let that one slideIn the fading sparkle of a thousand points of lightWe didn’t keep hope aliveWe killed it and threw it off the bridgeto the twenty-first centuryFear is our constant companionAn abusive loverThat … Continue reading

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Before The Old Gods

  In springtime the flowers, Like men standing before the old gods, Lift their faces up to find their fate Feeling the warmth of the new sun Feeling the cool of the new earth Seeded by fate This is the … Continue reading

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