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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 @

He Says To Me, I Think Too Much (and hence dream too much as well)

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Kathy Brown Kathy Brown


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one by one
all good soldiers fall

so did one who lived down the hall
Kathy Brown Kathy Brown

all that remains is borrowed evidence
of her name
meager possessions
pickings for the birds
of prey

Kathy Brown Kathy Brown

you walked in
borrowed "gifts" were in your hands
evidence of another's plans

I don't want to remember her by her things
I want to remember her smile
her beaming face
I want to remember how
we came to say hello
those random circumstances so long ago

good soldiers fade
one by one
right before your eyes
the setting of the sun

wasn't it just a month ago
we spoke
we smiled
we laughed
our eyes matching our grins
asking me where and how I'd been

and all that's left of you now
is borrowed evidence

when did you go  
with your rainbow smile
and your tie-dyed eyes
that I couldn't see you off...

sweet sweet
Kathy Brown Kathy Brown...

LEGAL COPYRIGHT@ FOR THIS POEM 1?17/2023 11:31AM PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
TIME AND DATE STAMPED...AND ALSO FOR THIS FRIEND AND AUTHOR MELISSA A. HOWELLS
AND ALSO FOR THIS LEGALLY COPYRIGHTED AND REGISTERED@ SITE TITLE
MELOO STRAIGHT FROM HER TILT-A-WORLD @

WRITTEN AS I FELT THE NEWS OF YOUR DEATH TODAY, KATHY BROWN, KATHY BROWN.





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