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    A red dragonfly --
    at a point in, at a point,
    a point, and at rest.

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    a point, and a rest,
    contemplative counterpoint;
    life is a balance
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    Life is a balance
    beam wobbling beneath our feet
    as our hips hula.

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    As our hips hula,
    The islands remain so calm.
    The party goes on.

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    The party goes on
    though the guests are not the same.
    Who opened the door?

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    Who opened the door
    and let in the fallen leaves?
    More work for the broom.
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    more work for the broom:
    your goodbyes trail out the door
    love can be messy
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    love can be messy—
    arrhythmia and heartbreak.
    mend it back to whole.

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    Mend it back to whole—
    A broken gate stuck open
    can keep nothing in.
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    can keep nothing in,
    the keeper of my secrets,
    she blogs all day long.

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    Blood? Ha! No, that's red ink. celestialwolf's Avatar
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    She blogs all day long,
    But blogging isn't her WIP,
    Deadlines approaching.

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    deadlines approaching
    the story begs completion
    the muse is sleeping
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    The Muse is sleeping,
    Rumpled sheets, one leg dangling,
    Dreams of tortured words.
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    Dreams of tortured words
    waterboarded into truth --
    this poem lies sleeping.

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    This poem lies sleeping
    between the matted layers--
    my pile of laundry.

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    my pile of laundry
    hides tales of chaotic days
    in collars and seams

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    In collars and seams
    Where everyday secrets hide
    To be washed away.

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    To be washed away--
    sweet love swept me off my feet
    like the Johnstown Flood.

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    Like the Johnstown Flood --
    boards, glass, rocks in its waters --
    your words have context.

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    your words have context
    but mine float around empty
    helpless in the wind

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    helpless in the wind
    water drops onto parched land
    power in the rain
    If I'd had more time, I'd have written a shorter letter. Mark Twain

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    power in the rain
    fragility in the dam
    quiet in the town

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    Quiet in the town,
    The streets and sidewalks empty,
    The trains running late.

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    The trains running late,
    time pulls its Mussolini
    sharp on my patience.

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    Sharp on my patience,
    like a pocket full of pins,
    her raspy voice calls.

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