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Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 12:00 am
my mother’s forebears changed theirname on the ship so we are wardnersnot weidners three brothers fought inthe revolution two survived I knowlittle of my mom’s mother only she wasa sea captain’s
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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 12:00 am
2 YY U R2 YY U BI C U R2 YY for me.see we had texting when I was a kid this was rampant in autograph books there was later but still long agoa published book of letter-stories called I think A B
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Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 12:00 am
these frightful frigid temps of lateI ponder on our city’s homelesslighter thoughts have touched oncats – a kid whose allergies forbidfelines has nonetheless befriendeda large yellow stray gus liv
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Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:00 am
spfld’s last weekend was five star – fromcheers at the buses leaving pennys 110women pink pussy-capped bearing pbj’s– to saturday before the old state capitolmore than a thousand fol
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Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 12:00 am
I’ve been pondering zeusruler of the state supreme kinglypower he cast down thunderboltswhen angry or to punish any onehe disliked he was adept at changinghimself to get what he wanted hebecame a sw
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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 apologia poem #3dear cherished charities – smallestfrogs to largest shrinking icecapsswollen babies’ bellies to all helplesshomeless prisoned poisoned deformeddemented defamed defunded: you
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Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:00 am
This poem was written by my mother,Vera Wardner Dougan, to my father,for their first Christmas together, 1924.I give it here again, for it is sosimple, appropriate and tender.  JDJIf I could give
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Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 12:00 am
 silence poem #1people sing about silence writeabout silence there must be spacebetween words between soundsdifferent silences have differentmeanings some you know arecoming and you wait for –
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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:00 am
 two weeks ago I sat in my silent autoas the super moon rose over lincolnpark the visibility there unimpededlast night I sat an hour in my drivewaysurrounded by brahms (the receptionfrom WILL isn

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