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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 12 (Final)

4 Comments 22 November 2011

I miss you, my friend.

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 11

8 Comments 21 November 2011

Oliver called hospice the next day. The nurses came and went like ghosts...

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 10

10 Comments 17 November 2011

The watchers started laughing in her head and she put her fingers to her temples.

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 9

6 Comments 16 November 2011

The moon was slowly rising over the poster board horizon—its waxing gibbous a face turned away from their party.

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 8

12 Comments 14 November 2011

For a woman who needs nursing care every few hours…It’s just too risky.

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 7

9 Comments 09 November 2011

“What I wouldn’t give to see the ocean one more time before I die.”

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 6

8 Comments 08 November 2011

Every day this week it was the same: two poems a day and Justine asleep in a half an hour.

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 5

10 Comments 02 November 2011

Pain isn't a wound we can stitch to a close...

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 4

12 Comments 28 October 2011

She thought she would never see him again and shame burned her cheeks as she remembered their last encounter.

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 3

8 Comments 21 October 2011

She reached out a shaky hand to pluck the book from the table...

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows, 2

10 Comments 20 October 2011

She needed that poetry book. But something was standing in her way.

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Memories Old House Why Poetry

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Why Poetry: The Story Knows

17 Comments 19 October 2011

Only one thing stops the destructive voices and that is...well, you'll just have to read on to find out...

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