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a mother’s whisper

  a mother’s whisper the sad letters of empty pages sit with me and my daily wages, mother whispers from miles of hue: back home my son they look for you  on window sills where hang the stars  that pluck … Continue reading

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Fireflies: a thousand hugs from ten thousand lightning bugs

  “….a thousand hugs from ten thousand lightning bugs….”* As a child, I used to chase and marvel at the fireflies twinkling in the night. As an adult, I now look at the fireflies as a glowing refutation of Charles … Continue reading

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barren beach

barren beach it is the ebb it seems: the tide has left tiny corals naked like forever-dancing pale-faced stuffed monkeys under the glaze of the midday heat. the drought is settled even beside the sea upon this empty reach.

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the significance of being black or white

the significance of being black or white black, some people believe, is the murder of colors and white, their liberation while others claim black is the acceptance of colors and white, their rejection but neither black nor white can tell the … Continue reading

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blood moon risen

a blood moon risen, is it blemished with my sins, wounded with my pains? © said sadain, jr.  2018 

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the falling ( a love story)

the falling (a love story) he feels she likes him she feels he likes her past iambic convos their arms brush electric as armrest fades to clouds this must be love astir floating from their bosoms flutterbies of light and … Continue reading

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elon’s basilisk

elon’s basilisk elon musk’s kid-size submarine is a no go it’s quite too late for the rescue, he could have been a roadster hero instead he’s nursing a bruised ego. he shrugs and smiles at any rate,  the world is … Continue reading

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