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A Love Poem

The cards, flowers, chocolates arrive. All express love upon which I thrive. Carefully unfold the paper wrappings. Trim the flowers and other trappings. Add the plant food as per the card. Fill the vase with food and water. Now that … Continue reading

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Love’s Duty

As our children grew up, they heard Mom’s stories of teaching. Nightly at the dinner table, they along with my husband listened patiently while Mom told of her day at school. Sometimes, with rolled eyes, they would declare: “oh, not … Continue reading

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