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Poem for my Chiquita

The way little fuzzys stick in your hair is my pride and joy Your tiny wobbly legs are my pillars of strength Your hyperactive squeals are my zen mantra Your vulnerable frame curled asleep on my bed is my vigilance … Continue reading

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Phantom Mom Syndrome

If someone tells you they have Phantom Limb Syndrome And you offer to lend them your leg YOU AIN’T GETTING THAT LEG BACK Day 25: A whole convoluted lemony snicketish series of unfortunate inside jokes. But is it poetry?

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Family Portrait

That’s me in the red shirt holding the toy cars youngest of two, a serious face, looking pensive That’s my sister in the yellow sitting on my dads lap laughing and looking off to her left That’s my mom with … Continue reading

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