face up

Attempting to defy time
But melting line upon line each day
My face now tells only whispers
About the younger me

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Here and there

In between
what’s here & there
we lived a life
& lost somewhere
the dreams we dreamt
when we were young
& left in words
of songs we’d sung.

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Breezy memories
of a stolen
afternoon together
furtive touches
of young love
on the winds of joy

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old herb bush
watched young


excited at
rapid growth from


soon lady with
her spray
– cut short
their display

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