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Jinny Limericks

Became her foster mother

Never expected to love her

But she slept on my chest

A heavy night’s rest

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Haikus of a Chicken Owner

My mom told me I

Liked chickens more than santa

At the age of three

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Into Uganda

December ended with a medical consultation

$850 in shots and

seven Band-Aids above various muscles around

my body.

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For Lisa

Human to human, skin to skin

I see her smile and I begin

to strip her down inside my mind

while in reality my words are kind.

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Blood Walk

Made him take a walk with me

just to throw small

daggers shaped like

carefully chosen words.

Also so that he could see

me cry about someone

who isn’t him.

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Surrender

I’d no desire to meet the man next door

who never had learned what a shovel was for

mailbox overflowed with bills, Forbes and Time

so I stayed on Joe’s side of the property line.

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