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untitled                                    June 22, 2016
narcissus called echo
but she went to the desert
to live in the rocks
far from any pools of water
echo ran away
and pined for him no more
she grew fat on the attention
of the man who loved her
no silent echo
but the wind at war with the sand
was she when he called
never did she call to him again
and when
he fainted in his pond
she buried him in dunes
baking in the sun

About m

My ego wants to think I'm a writer but my heart knows I'm just another one of God's Kids who sometimes has words to say. 2 human kids and 3 feline kids call me Mom. Or Mooooooom. Or mewom, depending which you ask. I'm kinda-sorta busy being a student again; this time I signed myself up for a bizarre torture known as Graduate School. Theoretically in 4ish years I'll have earned some more nice letters to put with my name. Let's face it, I'm addicted to learning and probably need rehab to restore me to sanity and remove the obsession to read books. I don't remember what free time is but I think I like to spend it sleeping or playing in the mud on a river bank.
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