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Free Verse: Ruby Red

Grapefruit may spit in my eye, but I love it nonetheless. Ruby Red your blush belies bittersweet inside that dimpled hide you cry out for my serrations to separate you from yourself and I will comply but first – Gimme … Continue reading

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Prose Poem: Seasons Preserved

This poem arose from a vivid memory: an apricot tree that grew alone in a small side yard of a childhood home in Pico Rivera, CA. Rather than pick the fruit, we let it fall to the ground and rot. If … Continue reading

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