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Waters Flow Where Waters Will

There is a fountain That flows and flows And never lets up And often you will find A blue toad sitting On its rim, Its tadpoles taking a swim As the cool ridges of water Fold over and over again. … Continue reading

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Distant Brilliance

I have such A deep fondness Of the stars   That can only be explained By my understanding   That the stars are just far enough away That in them I can detect no blemish,   Yet they are just … Continue reading

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Learning To Love My Stars

“If I cannot lie under the stars, I will watch them from my window” said a little girl to her parents one night. This was one of the difficult adjustments the girl had to make when her chronic illness first … Continue reading

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The Bird and Her Bench

A little bird Perched On the iron armrest Of a bench Just outside The library. . It was a funny bird, For I saw it daily As I went to write, But not once Had I observed A fat worm … Continue reading

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Tambourine Girl

The park was peaceful and the day was warm. In an open field, past abandoned barbeques and empty swings, far out on a blanket of wild grass lay a couple. They stared at the sky, welcoming in the sun. They watched … Continue reading

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iceskating

Gliding with gentle strokes, Slowly in a circle Then again and faster, Lower, Faster, Lower, Cutting through the ice With elegant silver wings. Freedom, Flying with freedom. Soul and wings take over, The rest relaxes: You’re In your own world … Continue reading

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Make-Believe

Sitting in the library, I remember clearly The moments back in high school When my imagination soared. I’d be sitting in my Lit class, Or perhaps in On-level pre-calculus When my subconscious Gladly turned me towards the window, My soul … Continue reading

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