Month: April 2019

Brief Update

I read my poem “I Belong” at tonight’s poetry reading at the library. I had submitted it to this month’s poetry contest, and all submissions were read tonight. I didn’t win, but one of the other participants told me afterward how much he liked my poem. I enjoyed the other poems I heard tonight, but …

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I Belong

I belong in my grandmother’s garden playing in her birdbath, flower petals in the water which I stir with a stick, as if I am cooking. I belong on top of her stepladder, sitting as if I were a king on a throne, the big yard is my realm. I belong in time and space, …

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I am Love. I am Life.I am a reader. I am a writer. I am musical.I am gifted. I am intelligent.I am inadequate. I am incomplete.I am independent. I am victorious. I am a divine child of God. I am joyful. I am sad. I am angry.I am frightened. I am insecure.I am troubled. I …

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