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Imagining Imogen

You may never have or hold a child You will learn to lose everything We are temporary arrangements ~ Alanis When I was 16, I had so many names, for all of the seven children that I was definitely going … Continue reading

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On Days Like This

On days like this, time seems to fall away. The sun is at this one place in the sky, and everything looks golden, as if it were an episode of “Wonder Years.” It’s almost Fall and I see my hair … Continue reading

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Trowsers Rolled

Let us go then, you and I, When the evening is spread out against the sky Like a patient etherized upon a table; Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets, The muttering retreats Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels … Continue reading

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This Is (Almost) 40?

Then I was young and unafraid ~ Fantine I remember singing the aforementioned lyrics/title in the shower when I was 24. Oh, how life had left me behind. If only I’d known then… Ridiculous, clearly! Because, perspective. But I find … Continue reading

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