Tag Archives: Life

Voice—The Sound of a Soul

Things have gone horribly wrong. I suppose this happens to everyone at some point in life (and sometimes more than once or twice), but knowing that doesn’t make these bad times any easier. Blindsided by a layoff with no advance … Continue reading

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Love Lives Beyond Death

Love lives beyond death forever on sweet memories of your heart melting slowly into mine. Watching over you each day was my greatest joy. Our 5 years and 6 months together were so wonderful. I thought my time with you … Continue reading

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Travel Agent from Hell

I was living on a soft cloud before I was born, enjoying the celestial music of the spheres. My existence was heavenly until a strange man, wearing a wide-brimmed hat and a dark cloak, floated in on a hot breeze. He bowed, tipped … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Yawning Tree

As the old tree yawned its wisdom awoke and said: Bugs that ate my insides out flew off in a woodpecker. I tried to laugh, but only yawned because I was too tired. Life and death circles ’round coming as it’s going … Continue reading

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Bluebird of Consternation

On a leafless branch the bluebird of happiness sits glaring at me. Happiness I once was he sang with a voice of cool blue consternation. But you did not notice because your thoughts were focused on decaying, dying leaves. There is more to life than … Continue reading

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