The all-night wait for sunshine’s face, The shade that softens blinding light, A voice like music, eyes like havens, Mirror of each one’s delight, A king who takes the servants’ place. The architect of welcome words, The labor for a loved one’s fate, A prayer of peace exchanged for hurt, All wrongs washed off the […]

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Chasing Fireflies

Sparks of fire dot the night meandering in trails of sudden bright, and flashing dark— luminescent light-tails seen. And quickly lost to sight. – The light ignites! A yellow ball appears beside my arm. I flash-grab at it greedily, but powered by alarm it disappears beyond recall. – I never know where I would take […]

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