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May 11, 2020

Safe

Safe

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Just when I felt safe

Stealth

Stealth

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Rosemary stuffed 3 cookies into her mouth, chewed and gulped. She really didn’t taste anything. It was more important to hide the package of remaining cookies from Mother. It was and is not easy being a teenage girl; it is definitely not easy being a teenage girl in an Irish Catholic rigid home when you are the only girl with 3 brothers. It is even less easy when your father…

Steady

Steady

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I’m reaching  Reaching up Reaching out Now I’m finished reaching  If it hasn’t come I accept  But I’m not reaching anymore  I’m staying  And steady Tired of endless reaching  I knew I had hit the apex Greedy  I desired more  Of the same But it was gone And I was someone else Not reaching  Living 

Betrayal

Betrayal

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Betrayal I heard my name The name she said yesterday with affection The name she said followed by thank you and I love you The name my friend of so many years called me She called my name And I came I came to her aid Every time she called She is dying now She is counting days I am by her side I help her I help her meet…