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A Little Bit of Harlem in Your Life

THE STITCH IN THE TELEPHONE WIRES

The Springtime Shadows Play Games Upon The Wall

The Differences

If Prejudice Were Dumb And Could Not Speak



Wisdom of the Infinite

Not Someone's Grand Illusion

Home, Ghuey, Sweet Home

All Beings Considered

After Wide Sargasso Sea

Great Big Waterproof World

The Storm

I Turn Forward

Patch-Worked Trilogy

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

Prairie Town Progress

Beyond Door Number Three

Great Spirit

Elise, Elise

The Make-Up of Molecules

Someone Send Out A Search Party

Make (of) Me A Snow Angel

Threading Myself Through The River Called Night

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

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Sometimes In Losing I Have Gained A Lot



what do I get
when I have to be agreed with
nothing

sharp words
bring sad thoughts
and resentments
intentions not meant
in angry sentences

what do I get
when I am not always right
peace
sweet swift relief
and the tender balm of sleep
knowing I've succumbed
and let go of the outcome
so what needs to happen
can be done

practice doesn't make perfect
adherence to expectations
can drive those you want near
away
you cannot always be sane
but you can compromise and have it mean
I'm not indifferent
let's make a difference
together
I'm sorry
I put you so out

I care
I'm aware where
I failed to begin
there will be times
when I must be the first
to make ammends

sometimes losing's for the best
sometimes in losing
I have gained a lot

(I want you as my friend...)

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