Category Archives: Loneliness

Childhood Disappointment


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Across the Water


It’s Monday morning, and time for another poem in the Map series on travel and discovery. When we leave home, we find new vistas to capture our imagination with their novelty. More importantly, we discover about that which is inside … Continue reading

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Alone


I see them in my office, their look slightly haunted by the memories of having been here before, though not alone. Their fingers absent-mindlessly trace the circle of their wedding band, as we talk not about their own illness, but … Continue reading

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A Defeat


Welcome back to Poetry Monday, Hope you had a good woo weekend. Here is another poem for you to start your week. a defeat pulling into a new city, cloud-muted dawn thin as patience after sleepless train night. collapsed into … Continue reading

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Enforced Economy


It’s Monday, so it must be time for poetry. Here is another selection from my favorite poet written while he was on his grand tour. the road strips you down. or rather, the road lets you do it- just hands … Continue reading

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Couples


It’s Poetry Monday, and time to be on the road again with my favorite poet. For those of you in the USA, happy Labor Day! couples rigid postures like cats facing off, words in bursts, glances lancing in and away, … Continue reading

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Dining


It’s another Poetry Monday. Here is an offering from my favorite poet, as he vagabonded his way across Europe. dining it was strange at first, eating alone in restaurants. I was in Portugal, so I could afford it- the food … Continue reading

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