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Misreading the Cards (Day 27, 2018)

NaPoWriMo asked us to write about Tarot cards today. Misreading the Cards We had been having sex every day for a few weeks which I knew to be a sin even though I tried to convince myself I loved her … Continue reading

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did you hear? (Day 22, 2018)

Another day, another poem. did you hear? a sister of my neighbor’s best friend’s third-cousin’s dogsitter is also the state trooper who arrested Cal Ripken for beating Kevin Costner with a bat for sleeping with Cal’s wife the night the … Continue reading

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What the Dog Will Do for Food (Day 20, 2018)

2/3 of the way through a NaPoWriMo. What the Dog Will Do for Food the dog stole an apple from an Amish woman and I, having no cash, became an accesory to the crime. the apple seller threatened to call … Continue reading

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Unhappy Ending (Day 10, 2018)

Welcome back to everyone I haven’t offended! Let’s try again. Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt involved two unrelated things happening at the same time. Unhappy Ending I hold tight to her hips as we rock together, my hand dipping to cup her … Continue reading

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No One Will Read This (Day 7, 2018)

Another day of NaPoWriMo, another prompt I’m skipping. No One Will Read This The suit was always red but fresh blood dries forming rust-brown blotches, turning the fleece crunchy-hard, matting the once-white fur cuffs. Chimney soot never stuck but no … Continue reading

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If You Aren’t in over Your Head—A UU Sermon

The following is taken from a service I led at the Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Also included are all readings that were used. OPENING WORDS My Moral Life (by Mark Halliday) Two years hence. When … Continue reading

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What the Cat Saw (Day 26, 2017)

Just a few more days to go for National Poetry Writing Month. What the Cat Saw The cat balances  on the back of the couch with her face pressed against the window watching the little boy play soccer in the neighbor’s … Continue reading

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