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Magpie Tales Sunday, August 2, 2015 Mag 281 – Earth Child

The earth child looked up Saw in my eyes Wonder and mystery. She placed her hand on mine For a second she paused Then grabbing a finger Set off into the forest Around us animals stood and gazed A badger … Continue reading

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Magpie Tales – Self-Love

He is out there I’ll follow the tracks They lead in one direction. The man won my heart Then snapped it in two As If I didn’t matter As if I wouldn’t notice Him leaving on the two fifteen. But … Continue reading

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Magpie Tales: Sunday, July 5, 2015 – Lithe Girl

Image: Bathers, 1950 by George Tooker I don’t particularly care for their glances; those seconds of accusatory staring designed to make me feel uncomfortable. They know nothing. I swim because it’s my release. My body is thin, lithe you might … Continue reading

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Magpie Tales Sunday, June 28, 2015 – Fluffball

Image: Midsummer Night’s Melancholy by Michael Sowa It was on the way down that Fluffball realised he had used his ninth life the week before. There had been the incident with the Smith’s labra poodle exacerbated by the Alsatian sticking … Continue reading

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