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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Season’s Greetings!

And Happy New Year!

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Month 3:19 (Lunar Eclipse)

“TRANSPARENCY”

Assange must have something to do with

tonight’s eclipse: a gossipmonger moon …

a world-wide cover-up … and lastly

a slow disclosure, that leaking of light.

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by Therese L. Broderick

 

 

Month 3:18

“TRYPOPHOBIA”

She fears all coloring books, their Connect-the-Dots

stigmata, how she might disfigure a saintly face

with her purple pencil, or blaspheme a holy word

by prodigal punctuation, with her jumbo black crayon.

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by Therese L. Broderick

Month 3:17

The shopping website assigns me an alias:

“Endearing Amnesty.” As if the store were a prison

from which I’m set free, all debts paid.

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by Therese L. Broderick

Month 3:16

She pesters her own disposition, harries its peripheries

like a cat snagging carpet, immoderate claws

vexing nap after petty nap. Ah, but too soon tiring,

resigning. Retreating like a cat to its bed, its idle nap.

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by Therese L. Broderick

Month 3:15

A silent night at 391 West Lawrence Street.

A silent night at 392. From each front window,

fast-blinking lights tweet their glad tidings.

 

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by Therese L. Broderick

Month 3:14

Today I find a ladybug on the rug

no longer alive, yet merry, ruddy —

holiday ember, first Noel bulb.

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by Therese L. Broderick