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In The Sanctuary Of My Head

THE COMPANY THAT WE KEEP WITH THE ONE WITHIN

The Great Tsunami Of Our Growing Grief written 3/2.2021--retitled 3/14/2021

Kathy Brown Kathy Brown

Something Not Quite Right About Here (Vortex) re-edited 1/26/2023



THE COOL TILES BENEATH MY FEET REMIND ME

After Wide Sargasso Sea

Like A Small Street Dog Lured In By The Promise Of Meat

I'd Like To Be Your Shirt (when you wake up in the morning)

This Is What Mermaids Dream Of

The Way Of The Crow

Words Between Edward And Jane

WAITING ON THE WORLD (March/February 2021 poetry)

DO YOU TURN THE LIGHTS SO YOU CAN SLEEP?

When Mr. Bemish Lost His Last Good Pair of Glasses

If Prejudice Were Dumb And Could Not Speak

My Grey Haired Love...La La Lullaby , La La Lullaby My Love

Certainly No Bread 3/16/2022

CHRONICLER OF DREAMS

YET ANOTHER ANTI-POETRY POEM ( re-edited 11/2/2022)

You Do As You Please 8/17/2005 found poem, readjusted 6/20/22

HERE WE SIT AT OUR TABLE 2/19/2022

Much Better Than This ( A Conversation With The Universe)

The Straight Story (What Happens When The Writer Inserts You Into Her Story)

THE TIDE CALLED LONELINESS

THE HEART IS AN ORGAN ON FIRE

A Girl Always Leaning Forward Looking for A Breeze

Entanglements

Have You Ever... (DECEMBER 4/2021)

Appetites

How I Still Love You

The Smile Which Eludes @

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I might be broken
I'm first person but second-hand
I come as I am---
the only model like me

I'm no sales charmer
giving you my pitch
if I'm not your favorite snack
feel free to return me
but don't put me down
as I can move back to before you found me
and I can find my own way back

The genuine article
the soft and the pointed shoe
ask me a question
and I will tell you my truth

I'm not in need of someone
to complete me
its okay to be unfinished too
it simply means that
there's life left to live within me
a lot to do
on my to-do list

some see only my flaws
where I see opportunities
some wrestle with fear
some hang out with doubt
and think they got the grift
on what I'm about and
make the error of
counting me down for the count

I know
I can't count on the next sunrise
so I don't take things
as always being there
living's in the details
in the silences
in the listening and the shares

I maybe poor
but I've countless riches
in laughter and understanding
and flawed love to share
I won't tell on you
let the world know
you're flawed and that I know
where your glitch is

if you want me
seize me in my moment
that is the only place
the last space
where you'll find me

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Oct 8 2022 11:46pm PST Melissa a Howells legal copyright time and date stamped
meloo straight from her tilt-a-world

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