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I Hear the Sirens

The ambulance rushes by To someone else’s emergency The sirens of urgency bring My troubles into context The troubles in my mind Some real, some imaginary Will the sirens come to me when My troubles spring to life Who will … Continue reading

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Musing on Gloves and Gardening

Bruises, calluses and slivers live next to Cuts, scrapes and blisters. My hands my Only hands have become a gated Community of environmental abuses Heaped on my hands, my only hands. Branches, cheap plywood and aged shovels Release their frustration … Continue reading

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