Successor

“Not-You”

Today she came into the kitchen from the outside.

She nudged that door open with her nose, poked her face in, fixed her eyes on me and walked in, tail gently swaying side-to-side, just as you would have.

Like seeing my granddaughter, whose face evokes the thought of my own sweet child, her name filling my mind and heart. Unable to pass this point, unable to get daughter’s name from my head, in desperation, I must call her “Not-Kerry.”.

I rise and close the door.

It was “Not-You.”.

 

-Paz

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Ignorance

Road to The Wonder Woods

Just because you 

Don’t Know

You are 

Beautiful,

Perfect,

And Precious to this

Great Cosmos

Doesn’t mean

It isn’t So.

 

  • Chuy
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Criteria

Portrait

Dogs don’t care if you’re

Rich or poor,

Black, white, yellow, red,

Christian, Jew, Muslim, Buddhist,

Young or old,

Straight or gay.

There is but a single

Criteria:

Are you kind?

 

  • Chuy
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Watchful

Patience a Virtue

Don’t turn your 

Back on a 

Possum just because

You think

It’s dead.

Chuy

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Pressure

Spring on Thursday Trail

 

Life can be a pressure cooker

(for humans).

Be The Vent.

-Chuy

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Hobbles

On The Track

If someone tries to stop you

Or slow you down,

Run

If

Necessary.

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Greeter

Lizzy and Chuy

When loved ones, friends or strangers come to visit,

Be first to go forth and greet them.

 

-Chuy

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