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Archive: NaPoWriMo

coda

April 6, 2016

the day ends like most others lunches packed dishes washed drying on a clean counter eulogy for the day done […] [continue…]

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eduventure

April 5, 2016

he can feel her brain working from across the room because it is largely the same model anxiety displaced by […] [continue…]

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PB&J

April 4, 2016

middle children always share all of the conversational space one-on-one is a rare gift this episode begins with a confession: […] [continue…]

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The Baker

April 3, 2016

he knew it wasn’t actually the body of Christ (since the ingredients were plain enough: flour, water, and salt) but […] [continue…]

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April Fool

April 2, 2016

fresh notebook favorite pen waning hope mixed with weary prayer that thirty days of poems will loose the thing that […] [continue…]

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haiku

April 10, 2014

I am the haiku a NaPoWriMo refuge once a noble art

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eyes

April 9, 2014

I am the mom who wheels her son in his custom chair up the hill to the playground   I […] [continue…]

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oak

April 8, 2014

for years, I have looked up to wonder how high that mighty oak stretched daydreamed about climbing to its top […] [continue…]

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Benediction

April 6, 2014

One of my habits at church is to write flash-poetry for the closing benediction, attempting to incorporate the ideas expressed […] [continue…]

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confidence

April 5, 2014

it’s the same air same field same coach same kid but something is different sitting out the second quarter, she […] [continue…]

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sync

standing here, and now overlooking a playground filled with our seven children (one on ahead, one on the way) pulled […] [continue…]

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stillness

April 3, 2014

the loud lady leaves the restaurant far too soon missing the quiet that fills her wake people speaking with restraint […] [continue…]

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yard sale

April 26, 2013

your wife sold me your toolbox aged Craftsman three-drawer classic perfectly dented and rusty heavy with assorted tools   she […] [continue…]

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