Category Archives: poetry

>Silver

> My friend Tanika is around 25— more like exactly a quarter century— and she says she was born with a silver heart. That ain’t nothin’ declares Elijah who says he was born with a gold tooth. He’s 80—more or … Continue reading

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>Brain

> Six days before my 64th birthdayI see pictures of my brain.It’s hard to relate to these intestine-like grooved tubes,stuffed sausages crammed into a small space. How can thoughts move through these cramped recesses?How can they find their way through … Continue reading

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