Slow Processing

Hazel eyes stare into a virtual worldSocial guidelines restrict movementWeather brings darkness, even at middayThis is not a temporary fantasyNo…

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Following Directions

Nocturnal by natureCreated for comfortMy master controls me An array of colorsOnly the bestNothing like my boring cousins Awake or…

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Back to Basics

The storm arrivesWalls shakingBlinding lightningThunder overpowers Connections brokenMachines lifelessPouring rain and increasing darknessChildhood memories abound I duck down on the…

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Sixteen

16 months and 16 days 16 books read 16 blog posts 16 job applications 16 new co-workers 16 virtual meetings…

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St. Margaret’s

Sitting on a stone bench Memories flood over me The games of tag and ultimate frisbee Sunday school and youth…

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2020

The ice and snow are all around The wind above all the sound A new year upon us Oh, this…

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The Pond

A massNo movementLight snow covers the surfaceSolid ice into the depths Small birds long for fishNo chanceThe still air brings…

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Jealous Atmosphere

A presenceA feelingA loyal best friendLingering throughout the dayIt waitsJealous for attentionDeliberate as the NightMaking your world smallerContainedCreating borders for…

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Look Up

Look up, I say Look up from your phone The virtual world with you on the throne Look at yourself,…

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Visual Cues

Suspended Above the ground Like the tiny snowflakes that dance just outside Never to reach their destination Shielded from the…

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