Monday, December 31, 2007,12:45 AM
taking out
taking out
my hearing-aid tonight,
silently ending
this year of cacophony-
living another day

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Sunday, December 30, 2007,12:04 AM
box full of books
box full of books
spilled on to the floor-
arranging them
to be more accessible,
my thoughts

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Saturday, December 29, 2007,12:10 AM
watching my daughters
watching my daughters
sleep peacefully, glowing
in the moonlight-
how easy it is
to love two equally

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Friday, December 28, 2007,12:31 AM
making a list
making a list
of things to do
tomorrow-
ignoring the list for
today
.
(I found my book today on bordersstores.com, barnsandnoble.com and booksamillion.com. Exciting. :) )

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Thursday, December 27, 2007,12:08 AM
background sound
background sound
of an off-tuned piano
helps me
to remember yesterday
and forget tomorrow
.
(I found my book today on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. This is the 1st one. It's supposed to be released on January 2.)

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Wednesday, December 26, 2007,12:28 AM
do you still think
do you still think
of me in times like this
when the sun falls,
leaving bitter coldness
and warmth is wanted?

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Tuesday, December 25, 2007,12:37 AM
wrapping gifts
wrapping gifts,
thinking of the soldier
who will spend his time
not far from Bethlehem
this Christmas day

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Monday, December 24, 2007,12:22 AM
full moon rises
fullmoonrises
full moon rises
as my eyelids fall-
dreaming of you

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Sunday, December 23, 2007,12:40 AM
the wood fence bends
the wood fence bends
as the winter wind blows-
reminding myself
that sunset will be later
each day 'til june

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Saturday, December 22, 2007,12:25 AM
still living
still living
in the last century-
tombstone

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Friday, December 21, 2007,12:23 AM
flashing red light
flashing red lights
from a distant tower-
wish upon
a man-made star
a man-made need

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Thursday, December 20, 2007,12:18 AM
watching her dance
watching her dance,
swirling in the night air,
turning into
a silhouette on the moon-
unending dream

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007,7:35 PM
watching the sun
watching the sun
land on the mountain-
late autumn
.
(my new view)

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Sunday, December 16, 2007,9:44 PM
tombstones of my past
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tombstones of my past
surround me this cold day,
the final day-
filling the last box
to take with me



Tomorrow we're moving to our new house. I've lived here off and on since 1971. I left in 1989 when I was married and came back in 1995. Going to bed here tonight for the last time. Over 10,000 nights...

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Saturday, December 15, 2007,5:02 PM
memories roar
memories roar
in the silent snowfall-
candles flicker

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Friday, December 14, 2007,12:14 AM
late autumn
late autumn,
remnants of a flower
found amongst leaves

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Thursday, December 13, 2007,12:04 AM
imagining
imagining
the scent of jasmine
in winter rain-
such a list,
the things I can't have

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Wednesday, December 12, 2007,12:55 AM
tears falling
tearsfalling
tears falling,
blurring my vision-
rainy night drive

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Tuesday, December 11, 2007,12:29 AM
freedom lost
freedom lost
while watching the clock,
waiting...

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Monday, December 10, 2007,12:41 AM
dead leaf
dead leaf
hangs on a dead limb-
winter wind
interrupts the cold
brutal silence

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Sunday, December 09, 2007,12:22 AM
I miss the days
I miss the days
when we talked for hours,
meandering
through meaningless stories
having the same ending

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Saturday, December 08, 2007,12:46 AM
colorful lights
colorful lights
hang on neighbors' homes
as I sit
on my dark porch,
gone before I leave

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Friday, December 07, 2007,12:22 AM
cold wind
cold wind
blows through my clothes-
her bitter words

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Thursday, December 06, 2007,12:52 AM
the last time we spoke
the last time we spoke
years ago, saying we'd meet
again some day-
watching geese
that forgot to fly south

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Wednesday, December 05, 2007,12:48 AM
turning on
turning on
the television
at midnight
watching a re-run
for the first time

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Tuesday, December 04, 2007,12:21 AM
box not opened
box not opened
in years sent to a new house-
moving time

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Monday, December 03, 2007,12:25 AM
sending an army
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sending an army
of cold black clouds, demanding
my attention-
You remind me again
the frailty of man
.
[W]ho shut in the sea with doors
when it burst out from the womb,
when I made clouds its garment
and thick darkness its swaddling band,
and prescribed limits for it
and set bars and doors,
and said, 'Thus far shall you come,
and no farther,
and here shall your proud wave
be stayed'?
Job 38:8-11

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Sunday, December 02, 2007,12:09 AM
stumbling
stumbling
through my hazy mind,
desperately
looking for a reason
to smile, but then I see yours

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Saturday, December 01, 2007,7:55 PM
december
december
december
brought in by the wind-
leaves moan

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