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WHAT WAS ROSA THINKING

WHAT WAS ROSA THINKING She didn’t give up her seat on that crisp December day deep in the south, deep in our history. I wonder what went through her mind as she sat quietly on the bus in the seat … Continue reading

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DANCES WITH RAIN

DANCES WITH RAIN The day you took your clothes off and danced in the rain I wrote down a poem about how your metallic hair, wet with luster was plastered against your pale skin and I thought of William Carlos … Continue reading

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A GAME OF CATCH

CATCH To passers by it looked like a casual game of catch, you and me tossing a scruffy old ball, hearing it thwack into our soft leather mitts. Grounders and pop-ups, short hops, pegs to second, around the horn – … Continue reading

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FACES

FACES Looking in the mirror this morning, I thought I saw your face a borning in my own reflection. It wasn’t a deception, in truth I could surmise your own brown – in my brown eyes. And in the frame … Continue reading

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