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Posted by Twaddle on June 9, 2009 at 10:49 PM Comments comments (8)

The Kiss

I threw caution to the wind.

Took love to the bank, and

made a deposit.

I started spending on it before

realizing that the check

had bounced


I set less lofty goals

fell short.

My requests were minimal

yet, still, declined.

3 times, a friend denied.


Standing in the garden, in

full- bellied awe of the kiss…

This is my Gethsemane.

Feeling as though I had


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The Coffee Girl Smiles

Posted by Twaddle on June 1, 2009 at 12:42 AM Comments comments (12)

The Coffee Girl Smiles


The coffee girl smiles?

My marrow aches

My mind clicks and grinds

Hands don?t regurgitate

Stereotyped movement only

I find they tick and wind

Watches, the rain falls on

Sodden streets, slick

Oil floats and brakes shake

And shudder at the thought

Of locking in salient

Promises walking in daylight

Dreams of waking, taking

Each day as it comes

Would sure love to


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