Poems

"The Neighbor's Garden"

Sunflowers Roses Vines and shrubs Summer sun Tucking away Behind the trees Slight crisp breeze I am in awe Of your beautifully crafted garden Strategically planted Enthusiastically nurtured Me eyes follow...

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7.27.16

7.27.16

“The day my life stood still.” — Raffaela Loria Poems of a daughter’s journey through her mother’s battle with cancer. I. Shocked“It’s cancer”The doctor saysShocked my mom’s faceFlash flood of tears to my...

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“Shakespeare’s Garden”

“Shakespeare’s Garden”

It’s 2016 Central Park New York City Sunny Summer Day Gentle Breeze Exploring Shakespeare’s Garden Shades of green surround me Sun rays peeking through the trees Pink flowers line the...

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"Valentine's Day"

— Wakes up — checks social media — Scrolls down — Bombarded by hearts & pic stitches — “Oh, It’s Valentine’s Day”… “…But for The First Time” My news feed...

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"Black Night"

Warm breeze February night Mellow day Unclear thoughts Pause on the stoop For food and focus Slight sheer of hopelessness Rushed throughout Suddenly something across the street caught the corner...

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“Bench”

“Bench”

Today Woke up Fed my dog Fed myself Got dressed Left. Parked Hopped on the bus Entered New York City To the Subway Bus again Hello Upper East Side Only...

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"Fast Pace"

Am I walking? Am I meditating? Am I sightseeing? . It’s 44 degrees With A perfect breeze To cool down The fast pace That I walk . I stop. ....

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