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On Funicular Stairs

January 22, 2018 martin 0

I climbed down through coastal scrub Sandstone nub and turkey scratch, Purposefully counted into the hundreds And then became distracted for caution And for possible misstep. On safe arrival The foreshore held its mysteries Within wash and cliff and ancient sands, I did not inquire […]

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Mother’s Stories

January 14, 2018 martin 0

Rarely as I recall, in truth, Did she speak expansively of herself Or tell us stories of her young adventure She reserved the detail and the admiration for others, Others who were remote to me, in interest and in caring, I never knew, and always […]

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Fishing Trip

January 14, 2018 martin 0

The fisherman’s mate Left by the road Twenty feet back onto the verge Waited patiently awatch in the shade Waited adjacent to where the dinghy and trailer were parked One side chocked up One wheel waiting for its mate   Martinos © 2018

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