On Memory v

I rush home at lunch

you gasp at audacity

waste not a second

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CLP 05/01/2021

On Heat

Mountain stream spouts clear

Granite trough holds liquid ice

Sunburnt arms submerged

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CLP 03/01/2020

On Losing (27)

I dreamt memories

Cherries ripe from pathside tree

Juice spills on white blouse

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CLP 02/01/2020

On Numbers (x.5)

She said, “You should smile”

I nodded grimly, “Thank you”

“Try again” she coaxed.

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CLP 24/11/2020

On the do-si-do

Clumsy our feet clump

Upon the polished floor

Smiles greet each new arm

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CLP 23/11/2018