Sandbag

I give the house key to
The new owner and leave
Without looking back.
The last sandbag of
Memory is gone.
The wind is stirring.

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Tableau

Without glasses, the world goes watercolor, bleeding into itself, a kaleidoscope all hers.

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Dusk

We cocktail on the porch, the sun sets in gold dipping into your glass where an ice cube’s crack divides the still

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Next Day

Out of all the things that happened in a day,

the words she’d love to utter would be

“See you again, (my) sunshine.”

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Swelter

Kid leaves the door wide
letting the outside in
where a counter man whistles his day along
and a guy in an aisle palms music with his change

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Quick fix

Your kisses lift me up.
Your hugs hold me together.
Your smile fills me with light.
But you are not my cure.
You numb the pain
While it simmers beneath my skin.

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