January 2018

To Go On Her Way

To Go On Her Way By Susa Silvermarie   Dorothy is lying on her side unable to speaksince her stroke three weeks ago.The bedrail is down, my chair drawn close.We are eye to eye.Dorothy managed apartments all her life.This once independent woman never married,has no family to protect herfrom medical meddling. Tomorrow,the nursing home physician

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Calico Cat

Calico Cat   She left us softly, just like that,Without a mew, without much fuss,She was discreet, a friendly catWho lived her simple life with us,And never gave a tit for tat.She let me feed her, stroke her tail,Or sometimes if I quietly satShe’d find my lap and purr a whileAs if to say “Let’s

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Sea Of Cortez

Sea Of Cortez   If love were but a mere abstraction,I’d wish it still my sole distraction. SEA OF CORTEZ Tons and tons of brawny brineThe Sea of Cortez hurlsAgainst this Baja shore divine,This Cabo cast with pearls. Rhythmic rush and heaving crushOf waves upon this shore;Never ceasing, ne’er a hushBeating, beating ever more. It’s

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