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Hurricane

All we know of love is the aftermath, the wreckage. We can’t look at a beautiful stranger without thinking of them as another storm, another person with the power to wreck us. When we look in the mirror, we see the raw places where they could paint us with scars. When we take their hand, […]

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The Positivity Press

Positivity Press #56

My name is Holly and you can find me at Holly’s World (https://wordpress.com/posts/photogarphybyhcmorris77.com). I am mostly a photographer, but I enjoy other things as well – such as reading, gardening, and travel – although there is so much more ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ If you want to share positivity here at The Positivity Press send in your positive news with […]

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The Fix

Eating from cans in between Flashes of greatness, fame The up high with the downtown Can’t keep it up for hunger Only made it for a good friend He leaves, I sink into irrelevance Found out he’s no angel Since he loves me hungry For what I’ll never attain Sustainable when I’m fed But still… […]

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Unspoken

This garden is filled with loneliness The loneliness is the only thing blossoming here I have tied myself to a sand castle, filled with thorns. I can see you coming, making your way to this garden what is your name? Do you have any place to go? I can feel your warmth, your heat is […]

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The secret life of Silence

The wind picks up every sound, background never heard before like leather breaking down in my sandal and the pull of blood from each heartbeat, the woodpecker’s glide over the house when he stops beating his wings. I turn off the furnace unplug the fridge kick the orchid out of the room. Still, I hear […]