Tag Archives: loneliness

the master of the mirror?


are you living a life to touch the hearts of others, to bring compassion to the downtrodden, or are you living like you are looking in the mirror, in love with the image? where has selfless love gone? where is … Continue reading

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tango for two…solomente mi


you know you’ve been alone too long…when you start swaying to the Colombian music…definite tango music…sitting alone on your side of the restaurant, sipping a soft drink and downing chile verde con pollo, rice and beans…the night so cold- muy … Continue reading

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where do you find yourself?


where do you find yourself- while I sit here alone, lonely, but at peace with God and happy to not be suffering from a loveless relationship- where do you find yourself? do you find yourself suffering because you have sacrificed … Continue reading

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all the friends in the world…


I gotta admit, I don’t like some people. I love them. They’re the kind of people you want to make laugh- the kind of people who smile like when the sun comes out, the kind of people who just brighten … Continue reading

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bananas, bloating, and the new job search


it’s the end of the world as we know it, and I don’t feel fine. My stomach has been on the agitation cycle, some unknown substance or condition has made me feel two months pregnant (and I’m a man!), and … Continue reading

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On the edge of the parking lot


She propped a leg on the curb and took some serious puffs on a dwindling cigarette, communicating stress. An older man, dressed in suspenders, a heavy blue-plaid flannel shirt, and pants belonging to a long-forgotten era, brought his pipe and … Continue reading

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A love letter to the IRS


Dear Ms. IRS Employee, Grazing through the news fodder of another day, I noticed a memo from your supervisor’s office, claiming that your agency may be reading my emails, checking my personal records, and even following my habits. It is … Continue reading

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burning eyes in the alleyway of pain can almost feel the sorrow of pelting rain plastic bags washed up against the broken brick gnarled hand and coat and walking stick grasping a rail to break free from crippleness fallen face … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Spring


When cold grey covers my pointed hood when Wind’s icy fingers grow I think back to the sweetest Spring back to where my heart would go down among the fragrant pine in hollows steep with trees I go there still … Continue reading

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Just a walk in the rain


Have a silly little song stuck in my head- I made up. I feel about fourteen, stuck in a 1930s musical like “Singin’ in the Rain,” and wondering where, oh where, is my dream girl…maybe she’s singin’ and dancin’ in … Continue reading

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