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Wake And Remember

Unwelcomed Like So Much Unfinished Business

In March (Finally, Spring 2016)

All For Algernon

Weak In The Knees

The Finisher's Song

Nothing's Sadder Than A Rose

All Beings Considered

This Is It

Max on the max

I Long For Stars

Falling Leaf, Falling Man/Woman, Rising Star

So You Do (May 10, 2010 written for June 1987)

Its About Waking In The Middle Of The Night And Having To Write It All Down

Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years

If This Is Any Art For Which You Care

If I Could Be The Sky...

It Feels Better To Be Unfinished (Wish-Unspoken, But With My Eyes)

Yes, You--There

With Words, I See A World I No Longer Fit In


Two Better Pasttimes. ( A Bit O' Rant)

All My Children ( CATS ARE PEOPLE TOO)

How I Think That About Every One...

In Layers

Old Hunters Of The Fall

Silent Endings

All In The Family (Family, What A Concept)

Call This Our Autumn

Small Sentry

All Too Clearly Now


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All In The Family (Family, What A Concept)

for some family is
secure arms
words that are warm and heal minds
for some family is
words that maim and steal peace of mind

why is there the ache
the need
for family

different definitions arise
for us all
through out experience

I pretend sometimes
I know the definitions
but I also pretend
I'm an orphan
I know I have been left
by the wayside
and I don't know why in the world
I would want to enter in
to this family

it doesn't adhere
to any definition
in any dictionary

there shouldn't be any rules
nor compliance tests

when I look at the vast number of homeless people
and wars
I begin to understand
there is little family
humanity or family--
what a concept..............

legal copyright straight to the page 10:05AM 11/24/18
and also for this author/poet/write Melissa A. Howells
and also for this legally copyrighted site title
Meloo Straight From Her Tilt-a-World

guess I have a Thanksgiving/Holiday sort of love-hangover
Uh, no thanks

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