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A Mother’s Prayer

Children, breathe in the sunshine that ripens the blueberries, gooseberries and rhubarb, your favorites.  Please, protect each other and your earth.  Open the door and smell the fresh cut grass.  Brush the lavender with your fingers and taste a licorice … Continue reading

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Two Haiku

Love Full words, sounds, puzzles of rhyming meter seduce poets. Promises. Anti-love Trite words, blunt needles pierce poet balloons.  Latex oozes broken air. © 2011 Kim King

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The Knife

She pulled her sleeves and turned her wrists away to hide the slashes, red and fresh, that marked her alabaster arms.  Her insides boiled, neglected chowder, curdled milk and fish in flames.  “My egg and sperm adults delight in mental … Continue reading

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