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A Little Bit of Harlem in Your Life

And Then It Wasn't Hard To Be Eight Years Old

Just Beyond The Door

Great Spirit

Elise, Elise



MOLECULES

Someone Send Out A Search Party

Make (of) Me A Snow Angel

threading myself through the river of night

After Wide Sargasso Sea

Not For The Bloom of Tears Cultivated These Last 100 Years

The Dreaming Life ( A Series Of Dream Vignettes)

Dragons

HOW

EVENTUALLY...

THERE WILL BE MORE ...

At Night I Dream of Vampires Who Have No Bad Intentions

morning thoughts (begin again)

Human History is Pockmarked With Tragedy

Unseen, The Lilacs And The Daffodils

Nothing's Sadder Than A Rose

A Man Of The Clouds

The Cruel In The World (Blue Bag Metaphor)

Somtimes in Surrender

Encounter Before Dawn

Shedding Your Skin

Liminality

How Does It, How Do You Matter?

NEEDING /KNEADING MORE (sometimes)

WHAT WILL YOU THINK GENTLE READER, AFTER YOU'VE FINISHED READING THIS?...We Are All Star Children

Not My Season

I WILL RETURN

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Unwelcomed Like So Much Unfinished Business


you come often
un-invited
into my dreams
an intrusion
I'm tricked into welcoming

your fine hello
I cannot hear its
insincerity
and hallow-ness
its only a dream
after all

you charm
you cajole
you smile your reptile smile
being careful not to show
too much tooth

you convince
you close the sale
and sell the sizzle
I'm the one
your prize

in dreams again
I have been un-wise
and befuddled
my heart and head all a-muddled
the confusion you sow
is not subtle

sloe-eyed slattern
slink away to some other
with your vampire-like sleekness

prey on  some other
not on my kind meekness
I have banished you a hundred times

yet you find a way
to come back
unwelcomed,
like so much unfinished business.



LEGAL COPYRIGHT 3/24/2019 3:20pm PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
TIME/DATE STAMPED...FOR THIS POEM AND ALSO FOR THIS AUTHOR
MELISSA A. HOWELLS AND ALSO FOR THIS LEGALLY COPYRIGHTED
SITE TITLE--MELOO STRAIGHT FROM HER-TILT-A-WORLD

WRITTEN STRAIGHT TO THE  PAGE AS A DAILY WRITING
EXERCISE.





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