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Simple

Shall I smite thee, Satan, with the right hand of truth or heal thee with the left hand of love? Shall I share the light that glows in my heart or is darkness always enough to light your path, to … Continue reading

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Acoustic

She laid her head upon my chest to listen to my heart. She fell asleep; her dreams were deep. She loved me from the start. The cat was curled upon my feet; he looked at me and cried You’re only … Continue reading

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Hand

I looked into the palm of my hand and realized how much I understood; the hand that held hers all those days on sunny beaches, in quiet woods. It was all in my hands and always would be; it was … Continue reading

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Homerun

Watch me hit that fastball far into the sky. Watch me squint into the sun; watch me close my eyes for just a moment as it flies over the fence that keeps me trapped in days and nights of innocence … Continue reading

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Breath

There was a breath of air that passed between us; a hint of lavender like the light from Venus that shone into our room at night when all our love was new and bright. And still it seems that our … Continue reading

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Dive

Dive deep under the water and hold your breath. Relax and look up at the sunlight on the surface. The ripples, the wonder, the sense that you’re under the love in your heart that gives you purpose. She’s there again … Continue reading

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Bees

She dropped you off in the morning at the train but you knew you’d see her face again. You watched her wave from the airport window and all of a sudden your heart told you “no”. “Don’t let her go. … Continue reading

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