Author Archives: pdholm

Mother’s Day

Walking by the Basilica, church-goers exiting A woman in a gauzy Spring dress with her cane wielding Mother behind her. – A light breeze – The Mother barks – Hold your dress down The woman dutifully drops her arm to … Continue reading

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my head

I look at it everyday inside I’ve never seen It means everything to me without it – I’m not me. napowrimo prompt for today – describe a small interior space My goal this year was to post on at least … Continue reading

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Rules of the Game

When I was young, I went to football games. We were expected to cheer the school team on. I was always mystified as how the players knew which way to run. Then in my Senior year, the light came on … Continue reading

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Dim all the lights

Now turns the day into the night – Gently going. Close the eyes. Draw up the sheet. Dim all the lights. Gently gone – Good night. napowrimo prompt for today – write a nocturne

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Middle of me

Why is my middle so bigger? Wider than the top of me Much wider than the foot of me Napowrimo prompt today – write about a middle

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on a bench

On a bench by the station sleeping weathered face turned to the sun

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if you fall in the well

Watch where you step there’s no safety net If you fall in the well It’s more bad luck to ya. It’s dark and it’s deep down in the well very few scale the steep walls Sometimes a Samaritan tosses a … Continue reading

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