Tag Archives: memory

loving the jazz man

he said to me once I had honey under my skin and he could smell it wild sweetness filling my veins like blood, and tasting it under my tongue with every kiss and I said I was his instrument and his … Continue reading

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things you remember

wear your hair down tonight, he said before he kissed me and I will braid moonlight into it while you sleep you won’t even know I was there but for the strands tied off with light, ribbons that disappear as … Continue reading

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a quiet man

I remember more what my father did than anything he said; how when I was small he would fill the kitchen with his dress uniform and lift me high in his arms, so up I felt tall; but then, the … Continue reading

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it flew to you

I loosed my heart once in a second of pure impulse, opened the cage of my chest & it flew to perch on your shoulder, all the while singing. When you left it went with you, made a nest in … Continue reading

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05/06/2012

may is the month for remembering my sister’s birth my mother’s death separated by years, only 4 days apart on the calendar the flowers I place carefully over their graves spice the air like cinnamon coloring the palate remembered love … Continue reading

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