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Music Lessons

I.  Piano My parents paid for lessons for both girls on the baby grand; my sister was the artist who caressed the keys & the piano played for her as if in a fever dream, notes dancing beneath her fingertips, … Continue reading

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poetry swarm

words buzz circles in my consciousness, so loud the swarming wakes me at 3 a.m. faster than any alarm clock could so they can spiral desperately to breed & nest formed thought on paper I can’t write them fast enough– catch them, or they … Continue reading

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earth day #1 — or eating inorganically

They say we could feed a nation with food we throw away perhaps the hemisphere with the grain and soy we force-feed cows injected with Prolisac then wonder why 10-year-old girls have breasts their mothers didn’t sprout until 13 still, … Continue reading

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