Category Archives: Control and Compliance

I am what you see in me

and so are you. Today a complete stranger who wouldn’t even use an intelligible false name to leave a comment read a few bits of my writing about the way I love my husband, and the response this person had … Continue reading

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Rootbound

What prison is this now I find myself Most gladly living in for months and years? Why did it take so long to find these bars Of love that burn so hot they destroy fears? I learned too well in … Continue reading

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You Are Not

You are not perfectly formed: Your imperfections catch my heart As the facets of a diamond catch light. You are not perfectly strong: Your weaknesses feed my love of you As the soil web feeds the rose. You are not … Continue reading

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Sonnet for a Small Audience

Who contemplates a seed and cannot see The tall green life that waits there to begin Will never love completely nor with strength- He lacks the vision lovers have within. They see the present beauties of their loves But even … Continue reading

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Lovers’ Senryu Series

The door to our world is tiny, private, hidden- Only we enter. Once we get inside a world of light opens up sparkling everywhere. Is this the reason we both love the snow so much, dancing through fresh air? Snowfall … Continue reading

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Quiet Love Song

That mystery binding us lives in your hands calls to my spirit in the night. As light calls to light spirit calls spirit spinning together merging. You lead me in the night Without language as in daylight with a word. … Continue reading

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Thank You Note (sonnet)

The hours won from sleeplessness last night Sufficed to build this raft I float today Along the stream of tasks I set myself Not more nor less than any other day. But as I slept through early morning hours With … Continue reading

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