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A Study: The Economics of Dying

  Vegetables don’t feed flowers The way a body will. A legacy of “I Was here, too.” Grown from decay, Wilting again A hand-picked bouquet.

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White Orchids, Black Marble

  In a crystal ball, I see us arguing in a minimalist kitchen White orchids on black marble, Us, storms of words Chosen not carefully enough. I see us dancing downtown Past patio seating and terraces Reflections flickering in cars … Continue reading

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Veratrum

  Smile melting Finger lacing Blood drying sweetness Born of hope and lost in the details Of bending, reaching Slowly, oh so Slowly. I have a vision of my fingernails Your jawbone, Grins that Bloom flowers- Calla lily, mountain laurel, … Continue reading

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Ring-A-Round

Ring-a-round-a-rosie Pocket full of Dead leaves That were growing Yesterday Respectively new angles that I don’t care to view these things from Praying to New angels That were walking Yesterday Ashes, Ashes Breathing smoke through my lips The least threatening … Continue reading

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Roses – A Very Short Story

I worked as a flower girl at a grocery downtown. I sorted the roses, the lilies, the carnations, and I sorted through the people who ordered bouquets; each person wanting something special, something that would mean something significant to whoever … Continue reading

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